DEEP: Public Informational Meeting for Lobstermen

Public Informational Meeting for Lobstermen
November 17, 2016
The DEEP Marine Fisheries Division is holding an informational meeting to gather input from lobstermen and other interested members of the public on the development of Draft Addendum XXV to the American Lobster Fishery Management Plan. In response to the southern New England stock decline, this addendum contemplates management approaches to increase egg production by 20 to 60%. The approaches being considered include gauge size changes, trap reductions, closed seasons, trip limits and standardizing regulations. A link to the draft addendum is below:
6:30 PM, Tuesday, November 29, 2016
DEEP Marine Headquarters Boating Education Center
333 Ferry Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371
Take I-95 to Exit 70 to Route 156 south, turn right onto Ferry Road, follow to the end. The Boating Education Center is located at the rear of the property.

For more information please contact the DEEP Marine Fisheries Division by email at, by mail at PO Box 719, Old Lyme, CT 06371 or by telephone at 860.434.6043 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any person with a disability who may need information in an alternative format may contact the agency's ADA Coordinator at 860-424-3194, or at Any person with limited proficiency in English, who may need information in another language, may contact the agency's Title VI Coordinator at 860-424-3035, or at  Any person with a hearing impairment may call the State of Connecticut relay number - 711.  Discrimination complaints may be filed with DEEP's Title VI Coordinator. Requests for accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to any agency hearing, program or event.