Scallop Group Praises NMFS Decisions on Openings, But Still Wants Georges Bank Area as Well
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - January 18, 2018
In a step towards balancing sustainable scallop fishing and environment protection, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has approved the majority of Omnibus Fish Habitat Amendment 2 (OHA2).
The New England Fishery Management Council initiated OHA2 in 2004, and it was implemented in 2017 to update essential fish habitat designations, as well as designate new Habitat Areas of Particular Concern for Atlantic salmon and Atlantic cod. Now the council has received approval for ...
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