Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass, and Atlantic Bluefish Fisheries; 2020-2021 Specifications

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
07/26/2019
Point of Contact
Emily Gilbert, Fishery Policy Analyst, (978) 281-9244

Summary

We are proposing 2020 specifications for the summer flounder, scup, black sea bass, and bluefish fisheries and projects 2021 summer flounder specifications. The implementing regulations for the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan and the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan require us to publish specifications for the upcoming fishing year for each of these species and to provide an opportunity for public comment. This action is intended to inform the public of the proposed specifications for the start of the 2020 fishing year for these four species and announces the projected 2021 summer flounder specifications.

Federal Register

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 08/08/2019