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Northeast Multispecies Common Pool Fishery and Other Measures for Fishing Year 2022


Fishing Type
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Point of Contact
Spencer Talmage, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281-9232


This action implements measures for the Northeast multispecies common pool fishery and other measures under Regional Administrator authority for the 2022 fishing year. This action is necessary to ensure that the Northeast multispecies common pool fishery may achieve the optimum yield for the relevant stocks, while controlling catch to help prevent in-season closures or quota overages. These measures include possession and trip limits, the allocation of zero trips into the Closed Area II Yellowtail Flounder/Haddock Special Access Program for common pool vessels to target yellowtail flounder, and the closure of the Regular B Days-at-Sea Program.

Federal Register


Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishing Year 2022 Common Pool Trip Limits

This action implements possession and trip limits for the Northeast multispecies common pool fishery for the 2022 fishing year and other measures.
April 21, 2022 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 04/21/2022