New Jersey has chance to use other states’ unused flounder quotas

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, a compact of East Coast states that regulates migratory fish, has proposed an addendum to the summer flounder plan that allows states to give unused quota to states that need it. New Jersey and New York, which both overfished their 2012 quota and face reductions, both need it. The commission is making the proposal partly to help New Jersey and New York. continued

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