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SECTION 13-0340-G
Monkfish (Lophius americanus, Lophius reticulatus and Lophius gastrophysus)
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 13, TITLE 3
§ 13-0340-g. Monkfish (Lophius americanus, Lophius reticulatus and

Lophius gastrophysus).

The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand
twenty-four, fix by regulation measures for the management of monkfish
(Lophius americanus, Lophius reticulatus and Lophius gastrophysus),
including size limits, catch and possession limits, open and closed
seasons, closed areas, restrictions on the manner of taking and landing,
requirements for permits and eligibility therefor, recordkeeping
requirements, requirements on the amount and type of fishing effort and
gear, and requirements relating to transportation, possession and sale,
provided that such regulations are no less restrictive than requirements
set forth in this chapter and provided further that such regulations are
consistent with the compliance requirements of applicable fishery
management plans adopted by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries
Commission and with applicable provisions of fishery management plans
adopted pursuant to the Federal Fishery Conservation and Management Act
(16 U.S.C. § 1800 et seq.).