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John Nelson: (603) 868-1095
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
December 19, 2006


Public Hearing on Marine Rules to Be Held January 2, 2007

DURHAM -- The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on proposed marine rule changes on Tuesday, January 2, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. at the Urban Forestry Center at 45 Elwyn Road in Portsmouth, N.H.

The proposed rule changes under consideration would affect:

  • Issuance of trap tags in accordance with approved Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Lobster Fishery Management Plan amendments or addenda.

  • The legal length of lobster in Management Areas 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

  • The reporting of lobster catch; harvest permit catch; and sea herring or shrimp processing activity; and

  • Update of rules regarding residency activity.

For more information about the hearing or the proposed marine rule changes, please call N.H. Fish and Game's Marine Fisheries Division at (603) 868-1095.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.

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