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Map of Massachusetts Restricted Area Wedge for Trap/Pot Fishery (Emergency Rule)

Fishermen must remove all trap/pot gear from this area and not set new gear in this area from February 1 to April 30, 2023. This restricted area was also in effect April 1-30, 2022.

Lobster and Jonah crab trap/pot fishermen fishing in the federal waters between the Massachusetts Restricted Area North and the Massachusetts Restricted Area must remove all trap/pot gear from this area, and may not reset trawls being actively fished, or set new trawls in this area for the period from February 1-April 30, 2023. This restricted area was also in effect from April 1-30, 2022.

Map of wedge closure area between MRA and MRA North
Emergency Closure for Lobster Trap/Pot Fishery: Area Between Massachusetts Restricted Area and Massachusetts Restricted Area North for April 2022

MRA Wedge Area Coordinates

Point

Lat

Long

MRAW1

42°39.77′

70°30′

MRAW2

42°12′

70°38.69′

MRAW3

42°12′

70°30′

MRAW4

42°30′

70°30′

MRAW1

42°39.77′

70°30′

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 01/31/2023