Northeast Multispecies Closed Area Regulations: Gulf of Maine

The summaries in the pages below provide a broad overview of restrictions and requirements and are not a substitute for the regulations. Please read the regulations in conjunction with these pages to fully understand how this fishery is managed. Please also look at the group of maps 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.