Atlantic Sea Scallop Research Program to Support 13 Projects for ’21-22
The New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) announced the Atlantic Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside (RSA) Program will support 13 new projects under the 2021- 2022 award cycle.
Awards from the program are expected to generate about $12.5 million, including $3 million to fund the research and $9.5 million to compensate industry partners who harvest the set-aside scallops.
The projects that will be supported will address scallop research priorities identified by the NEFMC during its June 2020 meeting. The focus will be on resource surveys...
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