Proposed Allowable Harvest Limits for Atlantic Bluefish Fishery for 2014

NOAA Fisheries distributed the following announcement on April 11, 2014:

NOAA Fisheries proposes specifications for the 2014 Atlantic bluefish fishery, including an annual catch limit, total allowable landings, a commercial quota and recreational harvest limit, and a recreational possession limit.  The intent of this action is to establish the allowable 2014 harvest levels and other management measures to achieve the target fishing mortality rate, consistent with the Atlantic Bluefish Fishery Management Plan.  The deadline for public comments is 4/28/2014.

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