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Gulf of Maine Cod and Witch Flounder Trip Limit Increases for the Common Pool Fishery

Overview

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Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Effective
03/13/2019

Summary

This action increases the possession and trip limits of Gulf of Maine cod and witch flounder for Northeast multispecies common pool vessels for the remainder of the 2019 fishing year, in order to provide the common pool fishery greater opportunity to harvest, but not exceed, its annual quota for these stocks.

Bulletins

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 03/12/2019