2017-2018 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications

Overview

Description
2017-2018 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
February 27, 2017 through December 31, 2018
Affected Species
Alaska Groundfish

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces final 2017 and 2018 harvest specifications and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area and the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska management area. This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2017 and 2018 fishing years, and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area and the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the BSAI and GOA in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act).

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

Alaska Harvest Specifications