NEFMC Agrees to 2022 Atlantic Scallop Fishing Year Framework with Lower Landings Expected
The New England Fishery Management Council signed off on final measures to the 2022 Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan during its December meeting.
The measures are being sent to NOAA for review and implementation, with a targeted implementation date set for April 1, 2022, the first day of the new scallop fishing year.
The landings under the NEFMC’s Framework Adjustment 34 to the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery Management Plan are down from 2021, expected to reach just 34 million pounds...
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