Exempted Fishery Approved
on Portions of Georges Bank
and Southern New England
NMFS Northeast Region
N E W SThe Secretary of Commerce today approved rules allowing expansion of the exempted fishery for sea scallops in portions of closed areas of Georges Bank and off Southern New England. For complete report, see press release issued by Department of Commerce.
A summary of the 1999 exempted fishery in closed Area II is also available.