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Small-Mesh Multispecies Fishery: Inseason Adjustment to the Southern Red Hake Possession Limit


Fishing Type
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Point of Contact
Cynthia Ferrio, Fishery Management Specialist, (978) 281-9180.


NOAA Fisheries announces that the commercial per-trip possession limit for southern red hake has been reduced for the remainder of the 2018 fishing year. Regulations governing the small-mesh multispecies fishery require this action to prevent the southern red hake total allowable landing limit from being exceeded. This announcement also informs the public of the reduced southern red hake possession limit. DATES: Effective December 26, 2018, through April 30, 2019.

Federal Register


2018 Southern Red Hake Possession Limit Reduction

Commercial possession limit reduced to 400 lbs effective December 26, 2018
December 19, 2018 -

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 12/21/2018