United States Maryland Summer Flounder Individual Fishing Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
2005
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Summer flounder, Fluke Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Paralichthys dentatus
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
Transferable: 
Yes
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Historical Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Equal Shares