Summary of Plan Plan Amendments Framework Adjustments

Next Committee Meeting

Next Plan Development Team Meeting

Meeting Summaries:

Groundfish Committee         

 NEFMC Members                                       MAFMC Members

  • Frank Blount (Chair)                         Laurie Nolan
  • David Pierce (Vice-Chair)                Howard King
  • Terry Alexander
  • Vincent Balzano
  • Tom Dempsey
  • Ellen Goethel
  • Peter Kendall
  • Susan Murphy, NMFS
  • Matt McKenzie
Groundfish Advisory Panel
Carl Bouchard, Exeter, NH Jim Odlin, Portland, ME
Chris Brown, West Kingston, RI Jackie Odell (Vice Chair), Gloucester, MA
Richard Canastra, No. Dartmouth, MA Paul Parker, North Chatham, MA
Aaron Dority, Stonington, ME Ted Platz, Newport, RI
Bill Gerencer (Chair), Bowdoin, ME Maggie Raymond, So. Berwick, ME
Gary Libby, Port Clyde, ME Michael Russo, Orleans, MA
Jan Margeson, Brewster, MA Geoff Smith, Brunswick ME
Ben Martens, Topsham, ME Edward Snell, Buxton, ME
  Hank Soule, Somersworth, NH

Original FMP

Frameworki 51 Information
Framework 51 waiting approval from NMFS
Appendcies I - V
Final Rule

Amendment 18 Information
Compass Lexecon groundfish excessive shares analysis, December 2013
Correction to Control Date for the NOI - now April 7, 2012
Notice of Intent (NOI) To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS); Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Notice of Public
Fleet Diversity, Allocation, and Excessive Shares in the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Report from Accumulation Limits Workshop

Committee, Advisory Panel, PDT and Council Meeting Materials
April 22-24, 2014 Council Meeting
2014 Meetings
2013 Meetings
2012 Meetings

Framework 50 Information
Framework 50 as submitted to NMFS
Framework 50 as modified by NERO
Framework 50 Appendices
Final Rule

Framework 49 Information
Part of the Scallop Framework Adjustment 24 Final Rule

Framework 48 Information

Framework 48
Framework 48 Appendices
Supplemental Information
Final Rule

Fishery Performance
Fishing Year 2012
Fishing Year 2011
Fishing Year 2010
Overview of sector FY 2010 ACE leasing activity as of April 14, 2011

Gulf of Maine Cod News
NOAA Fisheries Service Assistant Administrator Eric Schwaab and New England Fishery Management Council Chair Rip Cunningham Issue Letter to Industry on Gulf of Maine Cod
Gulf of Maine Cod Preliminary Assessment Results, Management, and Next Steps
Overview of Gulf of Maine Cod Assessment 2011/2008

Lessons Learned Sector Workshop Information

Letter from Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, Eric C.Schwaab re: NEFMC "Lessons Learned" Workshop
Sector Workshop - October 25-26, 2011
NMFS Website on Sector Management

Other Documents and Information
Atlantic Sturgeon Maps
NMFS Atlantic Sturgeon Draft Biological Opinion for Seven New England Fisheries

2012 Final Report on the Performance of the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery (May 2012 -April 2013
August 2, 2012 -
Statement from Samuel Rauch, NOAA Fisheries, and C.M. “Rip” Cunningham Jr., New England Fishery Management Council, about 2013 Groundfish Fishing Year
May 23, 2012
-Statement by Acting NOAA Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, Samuel Rauch, and New England Fishery Management Council Chairman, C.M. “Rip” Cunningham
April 27, 2012 -
Statement by Acting NOAA Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, Samuel Rauch, and New England Fishery Management Council Chairman, C.M. “Rip” Cunningham

Related Links
Transboundary Resource Assessment Committee (TRAC)
Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC)
Northeast Science Center Trawl Survey Information

Multispecies Monitoring Committee (MMC) Reports