New Dogfish Measures Effective August 14

The following was released by NOAA Fisheries on July 16, 2014:

Effective August 14, NOAA Fisheries will be implementing new measures for the Spiny Dogfish Fishery (Amendment 3).  The measures, developed by the Mid-Atlantic and New England Fishery Management Councils include: implementing a research set-aside program, updating essential fish habitat definitions, allowing rollover of quotas, and eliminating the seasonal allocation of the commercial quota. 

Click here to view final measures.