Fishery Management Plans

A revised draft Oyster Management Plan is now available for public comment through the department's scoping process.The revised draft Oyster Management Plan shows the changes from the draft that was presented for public comment in February.  A summary of public comment can be viewed here​. Department staff reviewed all the comments from the comment period. Changes based on comments from the previous comment period are incorporated into the current draft.  Scoping on this current draft will close on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.   You can provide any additional comments on the current draft by visiting the Fishing and Boating Services Changes to Regulations webpage​.

2016 Update of the 2015 Fishery Management Plans​

* Indicates species that also have a coastal FMP that can be found on the ASMFC or MAFMC website.

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