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Final Rule to Implement 2022 Monkfish Fishing Year Quotas

NOAA Fisheries is implementing monkfish quotas for the 2022 fishing year based on specifications approved by the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils and announced on September 2020.
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Effective
05/01/2022

Final Rule to Implement 2021 Monkfish Fishing Year Quotas

2021 monkfish specifications, 2021 monkfish quotas
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Effective
05/01/2021

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

NOAA Fisheries closes Nantucket Lightship and Closed Area I Closure Areas to gillnet gear.
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Effective
12/17/2018

Monkfish Fishery: 2019 Specifications

We are implementing specifications for the 2019 monkfish fishery. This action is necessary to ensure allowable monkfish harvest levels that will prevent overfishing and allow harvesting of optimum yield. This action is intended to establish the allowable
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Effective
05/01/2019

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States: Monkfish Fishery; 2018 Monkfish Specifications

We are implementing specifications for the 2018 monkfish fishery, including total allowable landings limits, trip limits, and day-at-sea limits. This action is necessary to ensure allowable monkfish harvest levels that will prevent overfishing and allow h
Effective
06/04/2018

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 habit
Effective
04/09/2018

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 01/21/2022