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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

The ASMFC is an interstate compact of the 15 Atlantic coastal states which manage fisheries in state waters (shore to 3 mile line).

The scup is a migratory, schooling member of the porgy family, which is most frequently caught in the waters between Cape Cod, Massachusetts and Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The center of abundance is located off eastern New York. Scup are relatively small, laterally compressed fish with a silhouette not too different from that of a

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