An amendment to the RI Marine Fisheries regulations was filed today. In summary, the change is as follows:
PART III MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL
3.1.4 - This action INCREASES the commercial possession limit for Scup general category and Floating Fish Traps to 18,000 pound/vessel/day, beginning the next sub-period opening on November 1, 2014; and DECREASES the commercial possession limit for Black sea bass to 50 lbs/vessel/day, beginning the next sub-period opening on November 1, 2014. [This regulation amendment becomes effective upon filing].
For a Summary of Changes to the RI Marine Fisheries Regulations, when posted, click here:
The regulations can be viewed in their entirety when posted at the DEM/DFW Marine Fisheries web site.