2015 fishing year regulations announced for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahog fisheries

The following was released by NOAA Fisheries on September 24, 2014

NOAA Fisheries is suspending the minimum size limit for Atlantic surfclams for the 2015 fishing year. We are also announcing that the quotas for the Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog fisheries for 2015 will remain status quo. 

These regulations are effective: January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. 

Click here to read the temporary rule.