Increase in Sector Carryover of 2019 Annual Catch Entitlements and Carryover of Unused Leased-in Days-at-Sea by Common Pool Vessels


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Temporary Rule
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Spencer Talmage, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281-9232


This temporary rule implements emergency measures under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to revise portions of the fishing year 2019 carryover provisions in the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan into fishing year 2020.  This action is necessary to address an emergency presenting conservation and management plans to the fishery.  This action is intended to mitigate economic harm to the Northeast multispecies fishery participants by providing the opportunity to use sector Annual Catch Entitlement and unused leased-in Days-at-Sea that would have otherwise may have gone unused. 

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Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 12/31/2020

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