An amendment to the RI Marine Fisheries regulations was filed today, October 29, 2014. In summary, the change is as follows:
PART III MARINE FISHERIES COUNCIL
3.1.4 - This filing CLOSES the commercial directed fishery for Atlantic Herring in management Area IA, 2,000 lbs/vessel/calendar day bycatch allowance, beginning 12:01AM on Friday, October 31, 2014. [This regulation amendment becomes effective upon filing].
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The regulations can be viewed in their entirety when posted at the DEM/DFW Marine Fisheries web site.