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Proposed Rule for 2022 and Projected 2023 and 2024 Blueline Tilefish Fishery Specifications

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Affected Species
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
08/02/2022
Comments Close
08/17/2022 - Comment Here
Point of Contact
Laura Hansen, (978) 281-9225

Summary

Today NOAA Fisheries announced the proposed 2022 and projected 2023 and 2024 quota specifications for the blueline tilefish fishery north of the Virginia/North Carolina border. The proposed specifications are status quo and are outlined below.

Proposed specifications for 2022-2024 (lb).

Specification

2022-2024

ABC – North of Cape Hatteras

179,500

ABC – North of NC/VA line

100,520

Recreational Annual Catch Limit

73,380

Commercial Annual Catch Limit

27,140

Recreational Total Allowable Landings

71,912

Commercial Total Allowable Landings

26,869

Federal Register

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 08/02/2022