Minimum Size Limit for Atlantic Surfclams Being Suspended for 2019 Fishing Year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 7, 2018
NOAA Fisheries announced on Tuesday that the quota for Atlantic surfclams will remain at 3.4 million bushels for fishing year 2019. In addition, the minimum size limit for surfclams is being suspended for the 2019 fishing year.
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council recommended during their June meeting that the Regional Administrator suspend the minimum size limit for Atlantic surfclams. According to a Federal Register document, the commercial surfclam data for 2018 was analyzed to determine the percentage of ...
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