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Atlantic Coastal Act Species

The following species are managed under the Atlantic Coastal Act
by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission.

American Lobster

American Lobster

Weakfish

Summer Flounder

Scup

Scup

Black Sea Bass

Black Sea Bass


Bluefish

Bluefish

American Shad

Alewife

Blueback Herring

Blueback Herring

Hickory Shad

Hickory Shad

Atlantic Sturgeon

Atlantic Sturgeon

American Eel

American eel

Menhaden

Atl. Menhaden

Red Drum

Red Drum

Atlantic Croaker

Atlantic Croaker

Spanish Mackerel

Spanish Mackerel


Spotted Seatrout

Spotted Sea Trout


SPOT

Spot


Winter Flounder

Winter Flounder


Horseshoe Crab

Horseshoe Crab


Striped Bass

Striped Bass *
* Currently managed under the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act.


northern shrimp

Northern Shrimp

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