National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration June 22, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab; Amendment 3
Document Number: 2011-15639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the New England Fishery Management Council (Council) has submitted Amendment 3 to the Atlantic Deep-Sea Red Crab Fishery Management Plan (FMP) (Amendment 3), incorporating a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and an Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (IRFA), for review by the Secretary of Commerce. NMFS is requesting comments from the public on Amendment 3, which was developed by the Council to bring the FMP into compliance with the annual catch limit (ACL) and accountability measure (AM) requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson- Stevens Act).
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