Atlantic Sea Scallop Managed Waters Fishing Year 2019

Chart of scallop management areas for 2019.

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2019 Atlantic Sea Scallop Access Areas

Closed Area I

Point

Latitude

Longitude

CAIA1

41°30’ N

68°30’ W

CAIA2

40°58’ N

68°30’ W

CAIA3

40°54.95’ N

68°53.37’ W

CAIA4

41°04’ N

69°01’ W

CAIA5

41°30’ N

69°23’ W

CAIA1

41°30’ N

68°30’ W

 

Nantucket Lightship-West

Point

Latitude

Longitude

NLSW1

40°20’ N

70°00’ W

NLSW2

40°43.44’ N

70°00’ W

NLSW3

40°43.44’ N

69°30’ W

NLSW4

40°20’ N

69°30’ W

NLSW1

40°20’ N

70°00’ W

 

Mid-Atlantic Access Area

Point

Latitude

Longitude

MAAA1

39°30’ N

73°10’ W

MAAA2

39°30’ N

72°30’ W

MAAA3

38°30’ N

73°30’ W

MAAA4

38°10’ N

73°30’ W

MAAA5

38°10’ N

74°20’ W

MAAA6

38°50’ N

74°20’ W

MAAA7

38°50’ N

73°42’ W

MAAA1

39°30’ N

73°10’ W

 

2019 Atlantic Sea Scallop Closed Areas

Nantucket Lightship North

Point

Latitude

Longitude

NLSN1

40°50’ N

69°30’ W

NLSH2

40°50’ N

69°00’ W

NLSN3

40°33’ N

69°00’ W

NLSN4

40° 33’ N

69°30’ W

NLSN1

40°50’ N

69°30’ W

 

Nantucket Lightship-South

Point

Latitude

Longitude

NLSS1

40°20’ N

69°30’ W

NLSS2

40°33’ N

69°30’ W

NLSS3

40°33’ N

69°00’ W

NLSS4

40°20’ N

69°00’ W

NLSS1

40°20’ N

69°30’ W

 

Nantucket Lightship Hatchet

Point

Latitude

Longitude

NLSH1

40° 50’ N

69° 30’ W

NLSH2

40° 43.44’ N

69° 30’ W

NLSH3

40° 43.44’ N

70° 00’ W

NLSH4

40° 20’ N

70° 00’ W

NLSH5

40° 20’ N

70° 20’ W

NLSH6

40° 50’ N

70° 20’ W

NLSH1

40 50’ N

69 30’ W

 

Other Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Area Coordinates

NGOM Scallop Management Area

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

NGOM1

42°20'

Massachusetts Shoreline

NGOM2

42°20'

69°40'

NGOM3

42°49.5'

69°40'

NGOM4

43°12'

69°00'

NGOM5

43°41'

68°00'

G2

43°58'

67°22'

G1

Northward along the irregular U.S.-Canada maritime boundary to the shoreline

Northward along the irregular U.S.-Canada maritime boundary to the shoreline

 

 

GOM Scallop Dredge Exemption Area

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

SM1

41°35′

70°00′

SM2

41°35′

69°40′

SM3

42°49.5′

69°40′

SM4

43°12′

69°00′

SM5

43°41′

68°00′

SM6

43°58′

67°22′

SM7

Northward along the irregular U.S.-Canada maritime boundary to the shoreline 

Northward along the irregular U.S.-Canada maritime boundary to the shoreline 

 

 

Great South Channel Scallop Dredge Exemption Area

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

GSC 1

42°06′

69°40′

GSC 2

41°30′

69°10′

GSC 3

41°30′

69°23′

GSC 4

40°50′

68°49.2′

GSC 5

40°50′

69°29.46′

GSC 6

41°10′

69°50′

GSC 7

41°10′

70°00′

GSC 8

41°35′

70°00′

GSC 9

41°35′

69°40′

 

Southern New England Scallop Dredge Exemption Area 

Bounded on the west, south and east by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated:

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

Sc1

South facing shoreline of Long Island, NY

72°30′

Sc2

40°00′

72°30′

Sc3

40°00′

71°40′

Sc4

39°50′

71°40′

Sc5

39°50′

70°00′

Sc6

South facing shoreline of Nantucket, MA

70°00′

Sc7

North facing shoreline of Nantucket, MA

70°00′

Sc8

South facing shoreline of Cape Cod, MA 

70°00′

 

 

Bounded on the northwest by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated:

Point

N. Latitude

W. Longitude

Sc9

41°00′

East facing shoreline of the south fork of Long Island, NY

Sc10

41°00′

71°40′

Sc11

South facing shoreline of RI 

71°40′

 

The Mid-Atlantic Exemption Area

This area is bounded on the east by the western boundary of the Southern New England Dredge Exemption area, as described above.

Accountability Measure Areas

Georges Bank Accountability Measure Area

Point

Latitude

Longitude

Note

GBAM1

41°30’ N

67°20’ W

 

GBAM2

41°30’ N

The intersection of 41°30′ N. lat. and the U.S.-Canada Maritime Boundary, approximately 41°30′ N. lat., 66°34.73′ W. long.

From Point GBAM2 connected to Point GBAM3 along the U.S.-Canada Maritime Boundary.

GBAM3

40°30’ N

The intersection of 40°30′ N. lat. and the U.S.-Canada Maritime Boundary, approximately, 65°44.34′ W. long.

From Point GBAM2 connected to Point GBAM3 along the U.S.-Canada Maritime Boundary.

GBAM4

40°30’ N

67°20’ W

 

GBAM1

41°30’ N

67°20’ W

 

 

Mid-Atlantic Accountability Measure Area

All waters west of 71° W. Long.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 10/18/2019