Notices and Rules
Final Rule for 2024 Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Specifications and Minimum Size Suspension for Surfclams
2024 Surfclam and Ocean Quahog specifications and minimum size
Proposed Rule for the 2024 and Projected 2025 Specifications for the Summer Flounder and Scup Fisheries, and 2024 Specifications for the Black Sea
Proposed 2024 Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specifications
proposed 2024 and 2025 bluefish specifications
2024 tilefish specifications
This action closes the White Hake Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area to Northeast multispecies common pool vessels fishing with trawl gear, sink gillnet gear, and longline/hook gear, except Handgear A and Handgear B vessels, through December 31, 2023.
Herring catch in Area 1A limited to 2,000 lb per trip/day. Effective 00:01 hr local time on November 8, 2023
Proposed Rule to Implement the Prohibition of Commercial Fishing in the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument
Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument Commercial Fishing Prohibition Proposed Rule
This action decreases the possession and trip limits for Gulf of Maine (GOM) cod for Northeast multispecies common pool vessels for the remainder of the 2023 fishing year, through April 30, 2024.
Interim Final Rule, lobster trap caps, Coastwide Harvester Reporting Requirements
Improvement and Modernization of Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Vessel Reporting Regulations