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June 19-21, 2007 Council Meeting Audio
June 19-21, 2007 Council Meeting Materials

Monkfish Research Set-Aside Workshop

Monkfish Egg Veil Reporting

Atlantic Scallop Amendment 11 Final DSEIS

April 10-12, 2007 Council Meeting Audio
April 10-12, 2007 Council Meeting Materials

NOAA Fisheries Service Begins Process to End Overfishing By 2010

February 6-8, 2007 Council Meeting Audio
February 6-8, 2007 Council Meeting Materials

NEFSC Announces Fishing Vessel Fixed Cost Survey

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
NOAA Fisheries MSA Reauthorization Website
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NEFMC Council Priorities for 2007

NOAA Releases Annual Status of U.S. Marine Report For 2006  
Link to NMFS Report on the Status of U.S. Fisheries 2006

Press Release

07/18/07 NMFS Solicits Proposals for New England Fishery Council Herring Research Set-Aside Program
07/16/07 NMFS Solicits Proposals for Fishery Councils' Monkfish Research Set-Aside Program (Deadline - August 31, 2007)
06/27/07 New England Fishery Council Delays Whiting Amendment
06/22/07 New England Fishery Council Approves Individual Quota Allocations for Scallop General Category Vessels
06/20/07 New England Fishery Council Takes Action to protect Essential Fish Habitat
04/12/07 New England Fishery Council Approves Scallop General Category Amendment for Public Hearings
02/01/07 Press Backgrounder – Groundfish Fishery Regulations
11/20/06 New England Fishery Council Approves New Monkfish Rules

11/17/06 New England Fishery Council Requests Interim Action to Prevent Scallop Overfishing
10/02/06 New England Fishery Council Elects 2006-2007 Officers
09/29/06 NE Fishery Council Sets Herring Fishing Limits in the Gulf of Maine
NE Fishery Council and Coast Guard Encourage More Attention to Safety at Sea
06/16/06 NMFS Solicits Proposals for the NEFMC 2007 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Program
06/14/06 NMFS Solicits Proposals for the NEFMC 2007 Monkfish Research Set-Aside Program
04/06/06 NE Council Plans to Limit Scallop General Category Vessel Fishing
04/05/06 Council Reaffirms Decision on New Groundfish Rules
02/10/06 Qualified Individuals Encouraged to Apply for NE Fishery Council Membership
02/03/06 New Groundfish Rules to Target Stocks of Concern
02/02/06 New England Fishery Council Moves Forward on Ecosystems Approaches
02/02/06 Council Will Consider Controls for General Category Vessels
02/01/06 NE Fishery Council Limits Access to the Herring Fishery and Protects Inshore Stock Components

Council Reports

The Council Report summarizes major issues voted upon or discussed at each regularly scheduled meeting of the NEFMC.