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Sector ACE Transfer Summary

Report run on: Mar 24, 2017
Report Period: May 1,2010 to Mar 24, 2017

Sector managers are able to conduct trades of Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE) between sectors in the Northeast (NE) multispecies fishery. It is now possible for the public to view approved ACE transfers between sectors in the NE multispecies fishery electronically. This website provides you with a dynamic tool to view this aspect of sector management.


Summary of Abbreviations
ACE Annual Catch Entitlement
ACL Annual Catch Limit
FY Fishing Year
GB Georges Bank
GOM Gulf of Maine
NE Northeast
NEFS Northeast Fishery Sector
PSC Potential Sector Contribution
SNE/ME Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic
NCCS Northeast Coastal Communities Sector
PCS Port Clyde Sector

Monetary compensation for an ACE transfer is not included because it is considered confidential under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Managment Act.
These data are the best available to NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) when this report was completed. Data for this report may be supplied by the sector managers to NMFS via: (1) the Sector Information Management Module; or (2) through approved application submitted in hard copy. Data in this report summarize ACE transfers as of today's data.