The NEFMC's oversight committees develop the details of the NEFMC's fishery management plans. Other committee types address a range of topics including budget, science, research, ecosystems, and coordinated management with the Canadians.


Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management Committee

Enforcement Committee/Vessel Monitoring System

Other NEFMC-Related Committees

Executive Committee

Observer Policy Committee (Industry-Funded Monitoring), SBRM

Research Steering Committee (RSC) - Discontinued

Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC)

Joint Committees

Council Coordination Committee (CCC)

Northeast Region Coordinating Council (NRCC)

Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC)

Working Groups

Fishery Data for Stock Assessment Working Group

Monkfish Research Set-Aside Working Group

On-Demand Fishing Gear Conflict Working Group

Research Set-Aside Program Review Panel

Risk Policy Working Group

Scallop Survey Working Group