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Framework Adjustment 63 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
04/20/2022
Point of Contact
Liz Sullivan, Fishery Policy Analyst, (978) 282-8493

Summary

This action proposes to approve and implement Framework Adjustment 63 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan. This rule proposes to set or adjust catch limits for 5 of the 20 multispecies (groundfish) stocks, adjust recreational measures for Georges Bank cod, and revise the default specifications process. This action is necessary to respond to updated scientific information and to achieve the goals and objectives of the fishery management plan. The proposed measures are intended to help prevent overfishing, rebuild overfished stocks, achieve optimum yield, and ensure that management measures are based on the best scientific information available.

Federal Register

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 04/20/2022