New England Fishery Management Council Sends Atlantic Herring Amendment 8 to Public Hearing
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - December 6, 2017
On Tuesday the New England Fishery Management council voted to send “Draft Amendment 8” to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan public hearing. The Council has no preferred alternatives and will be receiving feedback on the controversy about localized depletion and use of herring as forage fish.
The amendment features two major components: Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) control rule and potential localized depletion and user conflicts. The ABC Control Rule is ...
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