Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
March 20, 2009
As specified in 322 CMR 6.35, the Director of the Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) may, by declaration, establish and adjust the manner and times of taking spiny dogfish, and the legal size limits, numbers and/or quantities of spiny dogfish to be taken as prescribed by M.G.L. c.130 §17A and specified by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. DMF has established a public comment period on the following proposed measure for the 2009/2010 spiny dogfish fishery:
Unless otherwise notified by the Director, annual specifications shall become effective on May 1, 2009. Notification of the increased trip limit beginning September 1st will be provided via MarineListserv and the MarineFisheries website. Contact MarineFisheries for further details.
Written comments may be received by e-mail, (email@example.com), fax (617.626.1509), or mail (DMF; 251 Causeway St., Suite 400 ; Boston , MA 02114) and will be accepted until 5PM on Friday, April 10, 2009.
For further information please visit our website at www.mass.gov/marinefisheries.