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NOAA Fisheries Announces Fishing Opportunities in the NAFO Regulatory Area

February 9, 2017

NOAA Fisheries is soliciting interest in fishing opportunities in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Regulatory Area for 2017.  

The announcement published in the Federal Register this morning contains information on the available quotas for U.S. fishermen and outlines the process and requirements for vessels to apply to participate in the 2017 NAFO fishery.

Please send expressions of interest regarding U.S. fishing opportunities in NAFO to John K. Bullard, U.S. Commissioner to NAFO, NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office at 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 or via email to

Expressions of interest in NAFO fishing must be received by February 24, 2017.

Questions? Contact Moira Kelly at 978-281-9218 or