United States Northeast Multispecies Sector Management Program

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
Acadian redfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes fasciatus
American plaice Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossoides platessoides
Cod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Gadus morhua
Haddock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Pollock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Pollachius virens
White hake Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Urophycis tenuis
Winter flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Witch flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
Yellowtail flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Limanda ferruginea
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Cooperative
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
9
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Group
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
All Sources: 
Yes
Scaled: 
Yes
Accountable: 
Yes
Limited: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Fish Tickets, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks
Gear Type: 
Gillnet, Hook and Line
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Catch History
License Holder
Initial Allocation Method: 
Formula