Posted on February 18, 2015

The Northeast Consortium (NEC) has published a Supplemental Request for Proposals (RFP) at, that will give priority to groundfish spawning research projects.

Proposals must articulate a collaboration between commercial fishermen and scientists, and could include, among other approaches, research that enables the Council to improve groundfish spawning protection by increasing the understanding of groundfish spawning activity or aggregations of spawning groundfish. The NEC may also convene aworking group(s) to discuss potential solutions to one or more of the recommendations listed above.

Please see the NEC’s website for further details and note the proposal submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. on March 17, 2015.