2016-2017 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications

Overview

Description
2016-2017 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications
Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Alaska Groundfish
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
March 18, 2016 through December 31, 2017

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces final 2016 and 2017 harvest specifications, apportionments, and Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limits for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska and the groundfish fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2016 and 2017 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska and the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the GOA and BSAI in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/15/2019

Alaska Harvest Specifications