The offshore area south of Tuckernuck Island, between Muskeget Channel to the west and the southwestern coast of Nantucket Island to the east was previously presented in the DEIR/S (see Figure 1). In response to comments received on the DEIR/S, the FEIR evaluates the South of Tuckernuck Island alternative site at a greater level of detail with respect to environmental resources including fisheries resources. During the comment period for the DEIR/S, the Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Office requested more detailed environmental evaluations of the South of Tuckernuck site so that it could serve as a deeper water comparison to the Project site in Nantucket Sound. The following report presents fisheries information on the South of Tuckernuck Island site including available state and federal data on commercial fisheries, recreational fisheries, and fishery resources.
Fisheries Data Report South of Tuckernuck Area
ESS Group (2006). Fisheries Data Report South of Tuckernuck Area. Report by ESS Group Inc. pp 147.