Cost Recovery Amendment

The Cost Recovery Amendment to the Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fishery Management Plan (FMP) includes proposed measures to 1) collect fees and recover costs associated with the management of the surfclam and ocean quahog individual transferable quota (ITQ) fisheries, 2) facilitate incorporation of revised stock status determination criteria (i.e., biological reference points) into the FMP, and 3) modify or eliminate the optimum yield (OY) ranges currently in the FMP.  

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