Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Marine Fisheries
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114
Fax (617) 626.1509
September 21, 2011
Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission to Complete Fax Poll by September 29, 2011:
Atlantic Sea Herring Days-Out Specifications for Management Area 1A
October 1 – October 14 and October 15 – December 31.
Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A § 20, the Division of Marine Fisheries (MarineFisheries) is informing interested parties that the Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission (MFAC) will vote by fax poll to implement days out specifications for Atlantic Sea Herring Management Area 1A for October 1 – October 14 and October 15 – December 31 or until the remaining quota is taken (whichever occurs sooner), as approved by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Sea Herring Section’s Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts Commissioners. The fax poll closes on Thursday, September 29, 2011 and is consistent with the procedure detailed at 322 CMR 9.00.
The proposed Management Area 1A days-out specifications are as follows:
For further information regarding Atlantic sea herring management please visit our website at www.mass.gov/marinefisheries.