The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) seeks feedback on a proposal to increase the total allowable catch (TAC) for Flatfish in the South Island East Coast (FLA 3) for the remainder of the 2015/16 fishing year. The proposal includes increases to the recreational and customary Māori allowances and an increase to the annual catch entitlement (ACE) for commercial fishing. The increases would be in place until 30 September 2016.
Submissions close on Thursday 5 May 2016.
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