Deep-Sea Red Crab Management Plan

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Final Rule for Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab 2020 Specifications

NOAA Fisheries approves the 2020 Atlantic deep-sea red crab fishery quota, including a 2,000-mt annual catch limit and total allowable landings limit, as recommended by the New England Fishery Management Council.
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Published
04/14/2020

Final Action to Close Nantucket Lightship and Closed Area I Closure Areas to Gillnet Gear

On October 28, 2019, Federal District Court Judge James E. Boasberg issued an Order and Opinion on a lawsuit challenging a portion of the New England Fishery Management Council’s Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment 2. The Order prohibits NOAA…
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Effective
12/17/2018

2019 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications

We are finalizing specifications for the 2019 Atlantic deep-sea red crab fishery, including an annual catch limit and total allowable landings limit. This action is necessary to fully implement previously projected allowable red crab harvest levels that…
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Effective
03/01/2019

Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment 2

This action implements approved regulations for the New England Fishery Management Council's Omnibus Essential Fish Habitat Amendment 2. This rule revises essential fish habitat and habitat area of particular concern designations, revises or creates…
Effective
04/09/2018

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Fishery; 2018 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications

We are implementing specifications for the 2018 Atlantic deep-sea red crab fishery, including an annual catch limit and total allowable landings limit. This action is necessary to implement allowable red crab harvest levels that will prevent overfishing…
Published
02/02/2018

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 09/11/2019