The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold a joint public hearing regarding the future direction of summer flounder management in DE waters. A comprehensive amendment to the summer flounder fishery management plan is being developed, and this hearing will provide an opportunity for the public to provide input on summer flounder management. The public is encouraged to submit comments.
The ASMFC and MAFMC are particularly interested in comments on the following topics: â€¢Fishery management plan goals and objectives â€¢Quota allocation between the commercial and recreational fisheries â€¢Commercial management measures and strategies â€¢Recreational management measures and strategies â€¢Discards in the commercial and recreational fisheries â€¢Ecosystem, habitat, by-catch, and protected species issues â€¢Data collection requirements and protocols For more information on the hearing, background materials, and for other opportunities to comment, including submitting comments by email, please visit www.mafmc.org/actions/summer-flounder-amendment.
Richardson & Robbins Building
89 Kings Hwy
Dover DE 19901
VIRTUAL MEETING INFORMATION
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