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Framework Adjustment 8 and the 2021-2023 Atlantic Herring Fishery Specifications

Overview

Description
Interim final rule reduces the Atlantic herring quotas for 2021-2023 as compared to 2020
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Interim Rule
Effective
03/29/2021

Summary

This rule approves and implements the 2021-2023 Atlantic herring fishery specifications and management measures. Framework Adjustment 8 is required to set the specifications for 2021-2023 and adjusts measures in the herring fishery to allow greater opportunity to catch Atlantic mackerel. The specifications and management measures are intended to meet conservation objectives while providing vessels with sustainable levels of access to the fishery.

 

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Atlantic Herring Framework 8 Interim Final Rule: 2021-2023 Quotas

This action reduces the Atlantic herring quotas for 2021-2023 as compared…
March 29, 2021 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 03/29/2021