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General Category 3 Fish Bag Limit Extended and Restricted Fishing Days waived for November

The daily Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) retention limit for vessels fishing under the General category quota has been raised to 3 large medium or giant BFT (73 inches or greater) per vessel per day/trip for the month of November. In addition all previously scheduled Restricted Fishing Days (RFDs) are waived. These actions are being taken to enhance commercial General category BFT fishing opportunities for all geographic areas. On December 1, 2006, the retention limit is scheduled to revert to one BFT per vessel and all scheduled RFDs for the months of December and January remain as published in the Final BFT quota and effort controls specifications. Additional inseason adjustments may be made, as necessary.

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General Category 3 Fish Bag Limit Extended and Restricted Fishing Days waived fo

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