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Commercial Marine Quotas and Trip Limit Information

 

2017 Commercial Marine Fishing Regulations (pdf, 140kb)

The following documents were sent to holders of commercial marine fishing permits. The date of each letter is given and the subject of each is provided as the link.

Regulations Pertaining To the Use of Commercial Fishing Gear On Sandy Hook and Axel Carlson Reefs - February 11 2016 (pdf, 31kb)
Letter includes links to reef maps.

DEALER/LICENSE HOLDER REPORTING INFORMATION
Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting System (eTRIPS) Letter - January 5, 2010 (pdf, 20kb)
Electronic Vessel Trip Reporting System (eTRIPS) Application
NJ Commercial Electronic Vessel Trip Report (eTRIPS) - SAFIS Login

Standard Atlantic Fisheries Information System (SAFIS) Landing Reports - March 30, 2009 (pdf, 16kb)

QUOTA LETTERS by SPECIES
Black Sea Bass
Lobster
Menhaden
Shark
Summer Flounder
Tautog

Black Sea Bass

Season 1 By-Catch Black Sea Bass Fishery Will Close At 6:00 PM, Tuesday, February 14, 2017. - February 10, 2017 (pdf, 28kb)
Season 1 Directed Black Sea Bass Fishery Will Close At 6:00 PM, Saturday, February 4, 2017. - February 1, 2017 (pdf, 28kb)

2017 Black Sea Bass Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - Updated - June 14, 2017 (pdf, 110kb)
2017 Black Sea Bass Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 20, 2016 (pdf, 140kb)

Lobster

American Lobster Regulations Letter - March 7, 2017 (pdf, 115kb)
  States Schedule Hearings on American Lobster Draft Addendum XXV (ASMFC News Release, February 14, 2017)

Menhaden

Directed Harvest In the Commercial Purse Seine Fishery Will Close 11:59 PM, Thursday, July 13, 2017 - July 11, 2017 (pdf, 25kb)


Shark

Retention Limits Modification for Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Management Groups - July 13, 2017 (pdf, 16kb)

Summer Flounder

Season 4 By-Catch Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close At 8:00 PM, Thursday, July 27, 2017 -July 24, 2017 (pdf, 97kb)
Season 4 Directed Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close 8:00 PM Saturday, July 15, 2017 - July 12, 2017 (pdf, 39kb)
Season 3 By-Catch Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close At 8:00 PM, Saturday, June 17, 2017 -June 14, 2017 (pdf, 97kb)
Season 3 Directed Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close 8:00 PM Saturday, June 10, 2017 - June 7, 2017 (pdf, 97kb)
Season 1 Directed Summer Flounder Fishery Will Close 6:00 PM Saturday, February 11, 2017 - February 8, 2017 (pdf, 36kb)

2017 Summer Flounder Seasons, Quotas and Trip Limits - December 20, 2016 (pdf, 130kb)


Tautog

2016 Tautog Quota, Current Seasons, and Reporting Requirements - December 23, 2015 (pdf, 37kb)

For further information on commercial permits contact the Bureau of Marine Fisheries at 609-748-2020.

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