GARFO: Experimental Fishing Permits to Gather Data on Groundfish Closed Areas on Georges Bank

nmfs_logoNOAA Fisheries National Marine Fisheries Service has approved two experimental fishing permits that will enable controlled and monitored access by a small number of fishing vessels to portions of two existing closed areas on Georges Bank. All fishing vessels will be required to carry an at-sea monitor when fishing in these areas and follow specific management and scientific protocols to obtain scientific information. Read more here 06:18

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