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These Changes Only Apply to Commercial Fishing
Horseshoe Crab Trip Limit Decrease
* Effective* Friday, June 14, 2019*, the daily trip limit for horseshoe crab is decreased to *30 crabs*. This trip limit will remain in effect until further notice.
This action is taken pursuant to the quota distribution schedule [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/100858.html ] of subdivision 44.3 (b)(3) of6 NYCRR.
All horseshoe crab harvest must be reported on the Vessel Trip Report [ https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/91590.html ] (VTR). *Weekly submission of horseshoe crab VTRs is required from April through July.* If you need extra VTRs or would like information on online reporting, please call 631-444-0857.