FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLANS
NORTHEAST SKATE COMPLEX
Implementing regulations for these fisheries are found at 50 CFR Part 648 Subpart O
The Northeast skate complex is managed by the New England Fishery Management Council. This index-based fishery is managed by both direct and indirect controls on skate fishing mortality, including possession limit restrictions, prohibitions on landing overfished species of skates and management measures in other fisheries that impact skates. To view images of this fishery, please click here.
July 10, 2012