Proposed Rule, Request For Comments; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries; Framework Adjustment 8

nmfs_logoNOAA Fisheries   NMFS is seeking public comments on proposed measures under the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid and Butterfish Fisheries. At the request of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, NOAA Fisheries is proposing to make adjustments to the butterfish discard cap to help extend the longfin squid fishery throughout the fishing year, while protecting the buttefish stock. Click here to view the proposed rule and learn more about how to provide public comments on these proposed measures.  The deadline for providing public comments is March 3, 2014.  11:17