2019-2020 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications
NOAA Fisheries proposes 2019 and 2020 harvest specifications, apportionments, and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2019 and 2020 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska and 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. Comment period through January 7, 2019.