Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
July 24, 2009
MFC FINALIZES 2009 SCUP, BLACK SEA BASS AND FLUKE MEASURES & HADDOCK AND WITCH FLOUNDER MEASURES
At a June 4, 2009 business meeting the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission (MFC) approved final measures for the 2009 scup, black sea bass and summer flounder (fluke) fisheries as well as a revised haddock minimum size and witch flounder commercial trip limit.
Scup, Black Sea Bass & Fluke
The MFC approved the Division’s proposals to:
Haddock & Witch Flounder
The MFC approved DMF’s proposal to implement as final an 18” minimum size for haddock harvested commercially and recreationally as well as a 1,000-lb. daily commercial trip limit for witch flounder (grey sole).