National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration November 10, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; American Lobster Fishery
Document Number: 2015-28544
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This action modifies the timing of the Lobster Conservation Management Area 4 seasonal closure. This action is necessary to ensure fishery regulations for the lobster fishery in Federal waters remain consistent with the Commission's Interstate Fishery Management Plan for American Lobster and previously implemented state measures and the intent of the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act. This action is intended to ensure fishing effort is reduced in Area 4.