View Full Version : New England Groundfish Closure Takes Effect April 1

04-01-2005, 07:29 PM
Effective April 1, 2005, NOAA Fisheries Service will close the Eastern U.S./Canada Area to groundfish DAS vessels and prohibit all vessels from harvesting, possessing, or landing Yellowtail Flounder from the U.S./Canada Management Area. The fishery will reopen on May 1, when the new fishing year begins.

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