Northeast Multispecies Closed Area Regulations: Georges Bank and Southern New England

The summaries in the pages below provide a broad overview of restrictions and requirements; and are not a substitute for the regulations. You must read the regulations in conjunction with these pages to fully understand how this fishery is managed. Additionally, maps should be read in conjunction with one another to gain a complete picture of the closed areas in Northeast Multispecies fishery. The regulations summarized here may be found at 50 CFR 648.81, § 648.370, and. § 648.371