Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; General Provisions For Domestic Fisheries; Application For Exempted Fishing Permits

2016-02-24T14:00:46+00:00 February 24, 2016|
Atlantic sea scallops. (Credit: NOAA)

(Click to enlarge) Atlantic sea scallops. (Credit: NOAA)

The Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, NMFS, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit application contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration.

(From the Federal Register) — This Exempted Fishing Permit would exempt commercial fishing vessels from Atlantic sea scallop regulations in support of research conducted by the Coonamessett Farm Foundation. Regulations under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on applications for proposed Exempted Fishing Permits.

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