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Final Rule to Implement 2024 Monkfish Fishing Year Quotas

NMFS is implementing specifications for the 2024 monkfish fishery. This action is necessary to ensure allowable monkfish harvest levels that will prevent overfishing and allow harvesting of optimum yield.
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Effective
05/01/2024

NOAA Fisheries Implements the Prohibition of Commercial Fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

NOAA Fisheries Implements the Prohibition of Commercial Fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument
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Effective
03/18/2024

Final Rule for 2024-2027 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications

Final Rule for 2024-2027 Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Specifications
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Effective
03/11/2024

Framework Adjustment 38 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan

Framework 38 would establish scallop specifications and other measures for fishing years 2024 and 2025, including changes to the catch, effort, and quota allocations and adjustments to the rotational area management program.
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Comments Close
02/27/2024

Bycatch Reporting Amendments to Pacific Islands Fishery Ecosystem Plans

NOAA Fisheries announces proposed amendments to the Pacific Islands region fishery ecosystem plans. The amendments would ensure these plans clearly describe the bycatch reporting methods used to assess the amount and type of bycatch in the fisheries.
Comments Close
04/09/2024

Closure: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Southern Area Trophy Fishery

Closure: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Southern Area Trophy Fishery
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Issued
02/08/2024

Final Rule to Close the Wedge Area within the Massachusetts Restricted Area

NOAA Fisheries is amending the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan (Plan) to expand the boundaries of the seasonal Massachusetts Restricted Area (MRA) to include the wedge between state and Federal waters known as the Massachusetts Restricted Area Wedge (MRA Wedge).
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Published
02/06/2024

Proposed 2024–2026 Hawaiʻi Kona Crab Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

NOAA Fisheries welcomes comments on proposed catch limits, targets, and accountability measures for main Hawaiian Islands Kona crab, from 2024–2026.
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Comments Close
03/06/2024

Comprehensive Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment: Revisions to the ABC Control Rule and specifications for carry-overs and phase

Comprehensive Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment: Revisions to the ABC Control Rule and specifications for carry-overs and phase-ins
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Effective
02/02/2024

Framework Action to Modify the Greater Amberjack Recreational Fixed Closed Season and Commercial Trip Limit

This framework action would modify the greater amberjack recreational fixed-closed season and commercial trip limit to extend the fishing season durations, reduce the likelihood of exceeding the ACL, and eliminate harvest during the spawning period.
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Issued
01/31/2024