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Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Scup Fishery; Framework Adjustment 12


Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Emily Gilbert, Fishery Policy Analyst, (978) 281-9244.


NOAA Fisheries is modifying the commercial scup quota periods, as recommended by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. This action moves the month of October from the Summer Period to the Winter II Period. This rule is intended to increase fishing opportunities by extending the Winter II Period when possession limits are higher.

Federal Register


Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 04/19/2022