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Commercial Marine Quotas and Trip Limit Information

 

Marine Fisheries Management Rules Proposed; Comment by April 30, 2021
2021 Commercial Marine Fishing Regulations (pdf, 330kb) - Updated March 22, 2021

ATTENTION Commercial Trap/Pot and Gillnet Anglers
The Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) has released updated information regarding gear requirements and management areas for the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan for the Mid-Atlantic.

Please review the GARFO links below to ensure your compliance:

The following documents were sent to holders of commercial marine fishing permits. The date of each letter is given and the subject of each is provided as the link.

Regulations Pertaining To the Use of Commercial Fishing Gear On Sandy Hook and Axel Carlson Reefs - February 11, 2016 (pdf, 31kb)
Letter includes links to reef maps.

DEALER/LICENSE HOLDER REPORTING INFORMATION
Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting System (eTRIPS) Application
NJ Commercial Electronic Vessel Trip Report (eTRIPS) - SAFIS Login

Standard Atlantic Fisheries Information System (SAFIS) Landing Reports - May 28, 2019 (pdf, 115kb)

QUOTA LETTERS by SPECIES
Black Sea Bass
Cobia
Lobster
Menhaden
Scup
Shark
Summer Flounder
Tautog

Black Sea Bass

Season 1 Directed Black Sea Bass Trip Limits Modified Effective Sunday, January 31, 2021 - January 28, 2021 (pdf, 140kb)

2021 Black Sea Bass Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 21, 2020 (pdf, 220kb)
Black Sea Bass Unloading E-mail Notification Requirement (pdf, 240kb)

Cobia

2018 Commercial Cobia Fishery Will Be Closed As of 11:59 PM Saturday, September 29, 2018 - September 27, 2018 (pdf, 95kb)

Lobster

American Lobster Regulations Letter - March 7, 2017 (pdf, 115kb)

Menhaden

Directed Harvest In the Pound Net, Otter Trawl, Gill Net, and Bait Net Fishery Will Close Friday, February 26, 2021 - February 24, 2021 (pdf, 140kb)

Scup

Directed Summer Scup Fishery Will Close at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, September 30, 2018; the Directed Winter II Scup Fishery Will Begin on Monday, October 1, 2018 - September 24, 2018 (pdf, 105kb)

Shark

Latest Limits Modification for Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Management Groups - March 24, 2021 (pdf, 200kb)

Summer Flounder

Season 2 Directed Summer Flounder Trip Limits Will Be Modified Effective Sunday, March 21, 2021 - March 18, 2021 (pdf, 145kb)

Season 2 Directed Summer Flounder Trip Limits Will Be Modified Effective Sunday, March 7, 2021 - March 4, 2021 (pdf, 145kb)

Season 1 Directed Summer Flounder Trip Limits Will Be Modified Effective Sunday, January 31, 2021 - January 28, 2021 (pdf, 175kb)

2021 Summer Flounder Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 21, 2020 (pdf, 225kb)
Summer Flounder Unloading E-mail Notification Requirement - December 10, 2018 (pdf, 240kb)

Tautog

2020 Tautog Quota, Seasons, Size and Reporting Requirements - December 6, 2019 (pdf, 330kb)
Commercial Tautog Tagging Instructional Video

For further information on commercial permits contact the Bureau of Marine Fisheries at 609-748-2020.

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Last Updated: March 24, 2021