National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 31, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Atlantic Herring Fishery; Adjustment to the 2019 Specifications
Document Number: 2019-23734
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS increases the 2019 Atlantic herring annual catch limit and Area 1A sub-annual catch limit by 1,000 mt. This action is required by the herring regulations when, based on data through October 1, the New Brunswick weir fishery lands less than 4,000 mt of herring. This notice is intended to inform the public of these catch limit changes.