Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
November 9, 2006
Under the provisions of M.G.L. Ch 30A and pursuant to the authority found in M.G.L. Ch. 130 ss. 17, 17A, 80, 100A, and 104, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) and the Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) have scheduled a public comment period on the MarineFisheries proposal to adopt a 151-day open fishing season for northern shrimp from December 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007 as approved by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Northern Shrimp Section at their November 6, 2006 season-setting meeting and public hearing. Unless otherwise notified by the Director, annual specifications as approved by the ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section shall become effective on December 1, 2006. Contact DMF for further details.
Written comments may be received by e-mail,
(firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (617.626.1509), or mail (251 Causeway St., Suite 400; Boston, MA 02114) and will be accepted until 9AM on Monday, November 27, 2006.