Amendment 11 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan

Docket ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Parent Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Amendment 11 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, Butterfish Fishery Management Plan approves measures including: A tiered limited access program for the Atlantic mackerel fishery; an open access incidental catch permit for mackerel; an update to essential fish habitat designations for all life stages of mackerel, longfin squid, Illex squid, and butterfish; and the establishment of a recreational allocation for mackerel.
RIN: 0648-AX05
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 648
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 1801 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Notice of Intent08/11/200873 FR 46590
Notice of Availability07/06/201176 FR 39374
NPRM08/01/201176 FR 45742
Notice of Availability Comment Period End09/06/2011
NPRM Comment Period End09/15/2011
Final Action11/07/201176 FR 68642
Final Rule Effective12/01/201176 FR 74724
Final Rule Effective12/07/2011
Final Action - Correction02/13/201277 FR 7544
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Related RINs: 0648-AX05
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 15, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/01/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158-0001
Comment Period Closed
Sep 15, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/01/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158-0003
Comment Period Closed
Sep 06, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/06/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158-0002
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/13/2012
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158-0012
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 12/01/2011
ID: NOAA-NMFS-2011-0158-0011

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Patricia A. Kurkul
Regional Administrator, Northeast Region, NMFS
978 281-9200
978 281-9117 (Fax)
55 Great Republic Way, Gloucester, MA 01930
Gloucester, MA 01930
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