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Monkfish Permit Holders: No Changes to Regs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 4, 2017

We would like to remind monkfish permit holders that there have not been any changes to the monkfish possession limits for 2017.

We have not yet published a proposed rule soliciting public comment on Framework Adjustment 10 to the Monkfish Fishery Management Plan. If approved, Framework 10 would increase several possession limits.

We anticipate the proposed rule will be filing soon, and will announce when the proposed and final rules are published.

Questions? Contact William Whitmore at 978-281-9182 or william.whitmore@noaa.gov