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ASMFC considering limiting entry into the Gulf of Maine Northern Shrimp Fishery

Regulators are ASMFC Sidebar, if and when the decimated stock rebounds enough to reopen the fishery, according to a document seeking public comment on the possible revisions to the region’s management plan. The document, known as a public information document, is the first step in the process to amend the fishery’s management plan. That process, which is scheduled to extend into the winter of 2016, includes a number of hearings in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts to gather public comment. Read the rest here 08:34