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CONTACT:Atlantic herring
Doug Grout: (603) 868-1095
Renee Zobel: (603) 868-1095
June 27, 2014

Atlantic Herring Days Out Meeting July 2, 2014

DURHAM, N.H. -- The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Atlantic Herring Section will hold a meeting on July 2, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., to review landing effort and discuss ‘days out’ measures for 2014 commercial herring harvesters.  The meeting will be held via conference call. 

The 2014 Area 1A allowable catch for Trimester 2, June 1 - September 30, 2014, was set at 21,793 metric tons.

The public is invited to participate and public comment will be taken as time permits.  The number for the conference call is 1-888-394-8197 and the passcode is 499811.  For more information, please contact Melissa Yuen, Fishery Management Plan Coordinator at (703) 842-0740 or N.H. Fish and Game Marine Fisheries Chief Doug Grout at (603) 868-1095.

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission coordinates the conservation and management of the 15 Atlantic coast states' shared near-shore fishery resources -- marine, shell and anadromous -- for sustainable use.  Visit asmfc.org.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's marine, fish and wildlife resources and their habitats.  The Department's Marine Fisheries Division is located in Durham, N.H.  Visit wildnh.com/marine.

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