NOAA Announces Proposed Management Measures For Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery for 2022 FY
NOAA Fisheries announced the proposed management measures for the Atlantic sea scallop fishery for the 2022 fishing year (FY).
According to the Framework Adjustment 34 proposed rule in the Federal Register, the New England Fishery Management Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) recommend a scallop fishery Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) of 56.7 million lbs. (25,724 mt) for 2022 and 51.1 million lbs. (23,200 mt) for the 2023 FY.
Framework 34 would implement specifications that would result in projected landings of 34 million lbs...
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