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Lobster/Jonah Crab Minimum Traps Per Trawl: Maine Zone A

This map shows the new minimum traps per trawl requirements for Maine Zone A put in place by the 2021 amendments to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan.
October 06, 2021 - Map ,
Maine Zone A lobster traps per trawl minimum map

New and Existing Restricted Areas: 2021 Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan Modifications

Two new restricted areas were added in the 2021 amendments to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan, and two others were modified.
October 05, 2021 - Map ,
New and old restricted areas for lobster and Jonah crab trap pot fishermen

Great South Channel Restricted Area

The Great South Channel Restricted Area was modified in the 2021 amendments to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan.
October 05, 2021 - Map ,
Great South Channel in blue with coordinates at corners

South Island Restricted Area

The South Island Restricted Area is located south of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This area is closed to lobster/Jonah crab trap/pot persistent (traditional) buoy lines from February to April.
October 05, 2021 - Map ,
South Island Restricted Area

Massachusetts Restricted Area Expansion

The Massachusetts Restricted Area was expanded in the 2021 modifications to the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan.
October 01, 2021 - Map ,
MRA and MRA North Maps

LMA 1 Restricted Area

The LMA1 Restricted Area is offshore Maine in zones C/D/E. This area is closed to lobster/Jonah crab trap/pot persistent (traditional) buoy lines from October 1 to January 31.
October 01, 2021 - Map ,
Map of the LMA 1 restricted area off the coast of Maine with the sliver in LMA 3 colored in teal

Sinking Groundline Exemption Contour

The fisheries regulated under the Atlantic large whale take reduction plan are exempt from the requirement to have groundlines composed of sinking groundline if their groundline is at a depth equal to or greater than 280 fathoms (1680 feet or 512.1 meters) 50 CFR ยง229.32 (a)(4)
October 09, 2019 - Map ,
280-Fathom-Contour-MAP-NOAA-GARFO.jpg

Lobster Restricted Gear Areas

Map and GIS data representing four restricted gear areas.

Lobster Management Areas

Map and GIS data representing seven Lobster Management Areas.

Lobster Gear Areas

Map and GIS data representing four gear areas for the American lobster fishery.