National Marine Fisheries Service
One Blackburn Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930
Georges Bank Closed Area II
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Vessels Intending to Fish for Scallops in Closed Area II
15-days notice: All vessels intending to fish for scallops in Closed Area II must notify NMFS by e-mail or FAX at the
address below prior to the 15th of each month preceding the month when scallop fishing will take place. For example: If you intend to scallop
fish in Closed Area II in August 1999, then you must notify NMFS of your intent by July 15, 1999.
5-days notice: Vessels must notify NMFS 5-days prior to the start of each scallop fishing trip to Closed Area II so that
arrangements for an observer may be made or a waver provided.
FAX: Attn: Darryl Christensen (508)495-2006
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