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Commercial Marine Quotas and Trip Limit Information

 

2017 Commercial Marine Fishing Regulations (pdf, 140kb)

ATTENTION Commercial Trap/Pot and Gillnet Anglers
The Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) has released updated information regarding gear requirements and management areas for the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan for the Mid-Atlantic.

Please review the GARFO links below to ensure your compliance:

The following documents were sent to holders of commercial marine fishing permits. The date of each letter is given and the subject of each is provided as the link.

Regulations Pertaining To the Use of Commercial Fishing Gear On Sandy Hook and Axel Carlson Reefs - February 11 2016 (pdf, 31kb)
Letter includes links to reef maps.

DEALER/LICENSE HOLDER REPORTING INFORMATION
Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting System (eTRIPS) Letter - January 5, 2010 (pdf, 20kb)
Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting System (eTRIPS) Application
NJ Commercial Electronic Vessel Trip Report (eTRIPS) - SAFIS Login

Standard Atlantic Fisheries Information System (SAFIS) Landing Reports - March 30, 2009 (pdf, 16kb)

QUOTA LETTERS by SPECIES
Black Sea Bass
Lobster
Menhaden
Scup
Shark
Summer Flounder

Black Sea Bass

2018 Black Sea Bass Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 26, 2017 (pdf, 87kb)

Lobster

American Lobster Regulations Letter - March 7, 2017 (pdf, 115kb)

Menhaden

Commercial Purse Seine Fishery Will Reopen Monday, July 31, 2017, and Close at 12:00 AM, Thursday, August 10, 2017, 2017 - July 27, 2017 (pdf, 37kb)
Directed Harvest In the Commercial Purse Seine Fishery Will Close 11:59 PM, Thursday, July 13, 2017 - July 11, 2017 (pdf, 25kb)

Scup

Summer Season Scup Fishery Will Close At 11:59 PM, Thursday, September 28, 2017 - September 26, 2017 (pdf, 97kb)

Shark

Retention Limits Modification for Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Management Groups - July 13, 2017 (pdf, 16kb)

Summer Flounder

Season 6 Bycatch Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close 6:00 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2017 - November 21, 2017 (pdf, 34kb)
Season 6 Directed Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close 6:00 PM Saturday, November 18, 2017 - November 15, 2017 (pdf, 98kb)

2018 Summer Flounder Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 26, 2017 (pdf, 80kb)

For further information on commercial permits contact the Bureau of Marine Fisheries at 609-748-2020.

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