Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
October 3, 2008
2,000-LB. COMMERCIAL SCUP TRIP LIMIT SET FOR
2008 WINTER II FISHING PERIOD
The Division of Marine Fisheries is providing this notice of regulatory measures in effect for the 2008 fishing period for scup:
Winter II fishing period from November through December 2008:It is unlawful for a commercial fisherman to possess greater than 2,000-lbs. of scup per trip.
These limits, approved by the Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission, complement commercial scup rules published by NOAA Fisheries. The Winter II period commercial scup fishery is managed under a coast-wide quota by NOAA Fisheries.
For further information please visit our website at www.mass.gov/marinefisheries.