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
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
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
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