new england fishery management council

Council OKs At-Sea Monitoring For All NE Groundfish Trips
The New England Fishery Management Council on Wednesday approved a 100% target for the at-sea monitoring of sector-based groundfish vessels, but stipulated that the requirement will be contingent upon federal funding, at least for now.
The council voted via webinar to approve Amendment 23 to the Nort…
Saving Atlantic Herring
Federal regulators are working on a plan to change the rules they use to set catch limits for Atlantic herring.
Regulators say herring are an important species because they are used for food and bait and they also play a critical role in the Atlantic Ocean's food web...
More Cod Restrictions Considered
Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.
The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday. The council on Tuesday enacted a quota cut that reduces total allowa…
Cod Regulations Vote
Federal fishery regulators might set rules for the badly declined Gulf of Maine cod fishery this week.
The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting Monday through Thursday in Newport, Rhode Island to set rules for the coming fishing season that begins in May...
Cod Fishing Vote
Federal regulators will consider emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery this week.
The New England Fishery Management Council will consider the restrictions at its meeting in Hyannis, Massachusetts this week. The three-day meeting begins on Tuesday and concludes Thursday...
More Restrictions On Cod
Federal regulators are recommending a host of new restrictions to protect the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.
The federal New England Fishery Management Council's Groundfish Oversight Committee on Wednesday recommended a battery of changes, including implementing expansions to existi…