Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Dogfish and Monkfish Gillnet Fishery Exemption Area Map & GIS

Map depicting Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank Dogfish Gillnet Fishery Exemption Area in Greater Atlantic.


Exempted fisheries allow vessels to fish for specific species without being subject to certain northeast (NE) multispecies regulations, including days-at-sea, provided the bycatch of regulated species is minimal. This is a seasonal exemption area for vessels in the monkfish and/or dogfish fishery using gillnet gear.

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 10/23/2019