National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration January 10, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries
Document Number: 05-437
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-01-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS proposes initial specifications for the 2005 fishing year for Atlantic mackerel, squid, and butterfish (MSB). Regulations governing these fisheries require NMFS to publish proposed specifications for the upcoming fishing year and to provide an opportunity for public comment. The intent of this action is to fulfill this requirement and to promote the development and conservation of the MSB resources.