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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Public Meeting
Location: DEC Region 3 Headquarters, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) released the Draft Addendum II to Amendment 7 to the Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass for public comment. This Draft Addendum presents background on ASMFC's management of striped bass commercial fisheries, the addendum process and timeline, and a statement of the problem. This document also provides management options for public consideration and comment. A link to listen-only to the meeting is available below:
Join by Phone: Call 518-549-0500 and use access code: 161 130 0311
The public is encouraged to submit written comments regarding the proposed management options in this document by December 22, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. (EST). Written comments can be made by email to [email protected] (Subject: Striped Bass Draft Addendum II), by mail to Emilie Franke, ASMFC, 1050 N. Highland Street, Suite 200 A-N, Arlington, VA 22201, or by fax to (703) 842-0741.