Atlantic herring fishery closed for Gulf of Maine as limit approaches – Atlantic Herring Management Area 1B

nmfs_logoThe Atlantic herring fishery will close Saturday for the offshore Gulf of Maine region after 92 percent of the total allowable catch had been caught. The National Marine Fisheries Service said the fishery will be closed from Saturday through May 1, 2015. Atlantic Herring Management Area 1B Closure Effective 0001 Hours May 24, 2014  Read more here  08:03

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