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Implemented additional measures such as closed areas, trip limits, and gear restrictions to reduce or maintain fishing

mortality rates of five critical stocks below rebuilding targets established by Amendment 7 (Georges Bank cod, haddock, and yellowtail flounder, and Southern New England yellowtail flounder, and Gulf of Maine cod). Except: Sections 648.14(a)(43), (a)(116); 648.80(a)(2), (a)(12), (a)(13), (b)(2)(i)(d)(2), (e)(2), 648.83, and 648.87 effective 06/10/99

Final Rule