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The Atlantic herring fishery in the Northeastern United States operates from Maine to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and from inshore to offshore waters on the edge of the continental shelf.
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The Atlantic mackerel, squid, and butterfish fisheries in the Greater Atlantic Region operate primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern coast of the United States, from Massachusetts to North Carolina.  These fisheries use pred
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Wild Atlantic salmon population levels are very low due to a variety of factors, including acid rain, habitat destruction, dams, and historic overfishing.
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The Atlantic sea scallop is one of the most valuable fisheries in the United States. The primary range for the Atlantic sea scallop fishery is along the Atlantic coast from the Mid-Atlantic to the United States/Canada border
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The surfclam and ocean quahog fishery is managed under a fishery management plan (FMP) developed by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
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The Atlantic bluefish fishery in the United States operates from Maine to Florida. Bluefish are highly migratory along the United States Atlantic coast and seasonally move. The bluefish fishery uses predominantly gillnets, but oth
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Most species found in federal waters are managed by regional fishery management councils through the development and implementation of a Fishery Management Plan (FMP). However, highly migratory species (HMS) such as Atlantic tunas, swordfish, sharks, and
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