The NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office recently announced 2016 fishing opportunities in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Regulatory Area for U.S. fishing vessels.
U.S. fishing interests (e.g., vessel owners, processors, agents, others) can apply for these fishing opportunities.
NAFO’s Fisheries Commission is responsible for the management and conservation of the fishery resources in its Regulatory Area.
NAFO manages Atlantic cod, yellowtail and witch flounders, Acadian redfish, American plaice, Greenland halibut, white hake, capelin, shrimp, skates, and Illex squid in international waters of the Northwest Atlantic.
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