Federal Consistency Determination: National Marine Fisheries Service

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

Published: Oct 5, 2022
Comments Due: Oct. 25, 2022

A Federal Consistency Determination has been submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program for the following: Amendment 23 Mackerel, Squid and Butterfish FMP (2022.0119)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service proposes to implement Amendment 23 of the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fisheries Management Plan. Amendment 23 would revise the Atlantic mackerel rebuilding plan and set the 2023 specifications including a commercial quota, recreational possession limit, modified closure approach, and a river herring and shad catch cap.

Comments concerning this Federal Consistency Determination will be accepted for 20 days from the date of this notice. Comments may be sent to: Delaware Coastal Programs, Ms. Kimberly Cole, Administrator, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to For additional information please call (302) 739-9283.