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NOAA Fisheries Approves Modifications to the Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan and 2018-2019 Quotas

NOAA Fisheries has approved modifications to the Northeast Skate Complex fishery management plan and the 2018-2019 quotas. The measures become effective on September 28, 2018.

The final rule sets 2018-2019 fishing year catch and landing limits, and implements measures to provide additional flexibility to fishermen. Specifically, the final rule will:

To get all the details on these management measures, read the final rule as filed in the Federal Register today and the permit holder bulletin posted on our website.

Questions?

Fishermen: Contact Deb Lambert, 301-427-8560   Media: Contact Jennifer Goebel, 978-281-9175 or