The Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fishing and Boating Services
2020 Commercial Atlantic Menhaden Quota and Season — Effective 1/27/2020
WHAT THIS NOTICE DOES
The Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources announces the quota and season for the
commercial Atlantic menhaden fishery. Effective at 12:01 a.m. January 27, 2020:
- The annual total allowable landings of Atlantic menhaden for Maryland are
- The season is open January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
WHY THIS IS NECESSARY
This is necessary to implement the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate
Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden.
WHO THIS NOTICE AFFECTS
This applies to all individuals who catch Atlantic menhaden commercially.
ASMFC Quota Memorandum
The 2020 quota may be adjusted pending final 2019 landings. If the quota is adjusted a new
notice will be issued.
Code of Maryland Regulations 08.02.05.07
Secretary of Natural Resources