United States Atlantic Sea Scallop Individual Fishing Quota Program - Limited Access General Category

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
2010
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Sea scallop Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) Placopecten magellanicus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
All Sources: 
Yes
Scaled: 
Yes
Accountable: 
Yes
Limited: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Electronic Monitoring, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, VMS
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown