Trip Limit Adjustment​s in New England Groundfish Fishery

nmfs_logoNMFS  announced temporary measures to increase the possession limits for Gulf of Maine cod, Cape Cod/Gulf of Maine yellowtail flounder, Gulf of Maine winter flounder, white hake, and pollock for Northeast multispecies common pool vessels for the remainder of the 2013 fishing year.  This action is being taken because catch rates of these stocks are low.  Increasing these possession limits is intended to provide additional fishing opportunities and help allow the common pool fishery to catch more of its quota for these stocks.  Click here to read more  09:36

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