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Framework Adjustment 65 proposes: (1) 2023-2024 total allowable catches (TACs) for U.S./Canada shared resources on Georges Bank; (2) 2023-2024 specifications for Georges Bank cod and Georges Bank yellowtail flounder; (3) 2023-2025 specifications for 14 additional groundfish stocks; (4) revised rebuilding plans for Gulf of Maine cod and Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic winter flounder; (5) additional measures to promote stock rebuilding; and (6) acceptable biological catch (ABC) control rule revisions.

Evaluation of Alternative Harvest Control Rules for New England Groundfish