National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration December 22, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Summer Flounder Fishery; Quota Transfer
Document Number: 2015-32109
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the States of North Carolina and Maine and the Commonwealth of Virginia are transferring portions of their 2015 commercial summer flounder quotas to the State of Connecticut. These quota adjustments are necessary to comply with the Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan quota transfer provision. This announcement informs the public of the revised commercial quota for each state involved.