Summary of Plan Plan Amendments Framework Adjustments


Next Committee Meeting

Next Plan Development Team Meeting

Meeting Summaries:

Scallop Oversight Committee

NEFMC Members
  • Mary Beth Tooley (Chair)
  • Mark Alexander
  • Peter Kendall
  • Pete Christopher, NMFS
  • David Pierce
  • Dave Preble
  • John Quinn
  • Michael Sissenwine
  • MAFMC Members
  • Richard Robins (Vice Chair)
  • Jeff Kaelin
  • Scallop Advisory Panel  
    Scott Ryan Bailey, Millville, NJ Kirk Larson, Barnegat Light, NJ
    Ron Enoksen, New Bedford, MA Michael Marchetti, Wakefield, RI
    James Fletcher, Manns Harbor, NC Brady Lybarger, Cape May, NJ
    James Gutowski, Barnegat Light, NJ (Vice Chair) Robert Maxwell, West Creek, NJ
    Gary Hatch, Owls Head, ME Paul Parker, No. Chatham, MA
    Eric Hansen, Mattapoisett, MA Charles Quinn, Jr., New Bedford, MA
    Peter Hughes, Cape May, NJ (Chair) Edward Welch, Mattapoisett, MA
    Robert Keese, W. Chatham, MA  

    SAFE Reports

    Original FMP


          NEFMC approved priorities for the 2015/2016 Scallop Research Set-Aside Program
          2014/2015 Scallop RSA Awards
          Background on NEFMC Scallop Research Set-Aside Program

           IFQ Report

           Final IFQ Report
           Appendix I - economic and social trends in the sea scallop fishery
           Appendix 2 - Draft FMP Performance Evaluation Memo

           Framework 25 Information
           GARFO bulletin: Atlantic sea scallop fishery: Limited access vessels
           GARFO bulletin: Atlantic sea scallop fishery: Limited access general category vessels
           Framework 25
           Appendices I-IV
           Final Rule
           Preliminary results from recent scallop survey of Delmarva access area conducted by VIMS  – May 2014

           Framework 24 Information
           Final Framework 24 with appendices (includes specifications for FY2013)
           Final Rule

           NOAA Fisheries Announces Atlantic Sea Scallop Management Measures for Fishing Year 2013 - Effective Date: March 1, 2013.  Click Here For More Information.

           NOAA issues clarification to scallop vessels concerning the Turtle Deflector Dredge (TDD) Design Requirements. TDD's are required by May 1, 2013.  Click Here For More Information

           FR Closure of ETA; Emergency Action; Temp Rule, Comment period ends January 11, 2013   

          NEFMC Request for Emergency Action to close the Delmarva access area and shift trips to Closed Area I
          Amendment 15 Information

          Final Amendment 15 and Appendices to the Atlantic Scallop FMP
          Final Rule - effective 7/22/11
          NEFMC Deeming Letter
     Committee & Council Meeting Materials
    2014 Meetings
          2013 Meetings
    2012 Meetings

         Related Links
          NMFS Fishing Industry Homepage
          NEFSC Scallop Page
          NEFSC Observer Program - Scallop Industry Program