Published December 6
in Federal Register
NMFS Northeast Region
MEDIA ADVISORYGloucester, Mass. -- NOAA Fisheries today announced rules for lobstering in northeastern waters that will more closely integrate federal and state fishery management plans into a comprehensive effort to end overfishing and rebuild egg production in this resource.
A news release with details of today's actions is available at the NOAA news website. A press guide to the final rule is available at the NOAA Fisheries Northeast Region website. The final rule was published in the Federal Register December 6.