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Monkfish FW 3 Proposed Management Measure

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FW 3 prohibits a NE multispecies DAS vessel that also has a monkfish DAS permit, from utilizing a monkfish DAS when fishing under the Regular B DAS Program. This reduces the unintended impact of the Regular B DAS Program that occurred under the pilot phase of the Program, which resulted in an increase in monkfish catch by participating vessels.

 
     

Last Updated: October 19, 2006

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