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Massachusetts Restricted Area with State Waters Expansion and Wedge Area

This dataset depicts the boundaries of the Massachusetts Restricted Area in effect annually from February 1 to April 30 in ESRI shapefile format for the NOAA Fisheries Service’s Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO).

Map showing the 2024 boundaries of the Massachusetts Restricted Area
Massachusetts Restricted Area 2024 - in effect March 8, 2024
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Massachusetts Restricted Area with State Waters Expansion

In effect prior to March 8, 2024: The Massachusetts Restricted Area and Massachusetts Restricted Area North is in effect annually from February 1 to April 30 for Northeast lobster and Jonah crab trap/pot gear.

 

Last updated by Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office on 02/06/2024

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