2019-2020 Biennial Harvest Specifications for Pacific Coast Groundfish

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational, Subsistence
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/01/2019

Summary

This rule establishes the 2019-2020 harvest specifications and management measures for groundfish taken in the U.S. exclusive economic zone off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California, consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan. This final rule revises the management measures that are intended to keep the total catch of each groundfish stock or stock complex within the harvest specifications. These measures are intended to help prevent overfishing, rebuild overfished stocks, achieve optimum yield, and ensure that management measures are based on the best scientific information available.

Bulletins

Inseason Adjustments to Pacific Coast Groundfish Commercial Fisheries

Public Notice: NMFS-SEA-20-23. For information, contact Karen Palmigiano,…
July 20, 2020 -

Final Rule for 2019–2020 Pacific Coast Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures

Public Notice: NMFS-SEA-18-25. For information, contact: Keeley Kent (206)…
December 12, 2018 -

Last updated on 03/25/2020