Monkfish Fishery: 2019 Specifications

Overview

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Fishery Management
Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Cottonwick
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
05/01/2019
Point of Contact
Allison Murphy, Fishery Policy Analyst, (978) 281-9122

Summary

We are implementing specifications for the 2019 monkfish fishery. This action is necessary to ensure allowable monkfish harvest levels that will prevent overfishing and allow harvesting of optimum yield. This action is intended to establish the allowable 2019 harvest levels, consistent with the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan and previously announced multi-year specifications.

Federal Register

Bulletins

2019 Specifications for the Monkfish Fishery

Monkfish fishery specifications for 2019 go into effect May 1, 2019.
March 19, 2019 -
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Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 05/01/2019