2021 Cost Recovery Fee Notice for the Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program
This action provides participants in the Pacific Coast Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program with the 2021 cost recovery fee percentages and the average mothership (MS) price per pound to be used in the catcher/processor (C/P) coop program to calculate the fee amount for the upcoming calendar year. For the 2021 calendar year, NMFS announces the following fee percentages by sector specific program:
- 2.5 percent for the Shorebased Individual Fishing Quota Program;
- 1.3 percent for the MS Co-op Program; and
- 0.2 percent for the C/P Co-op Program.
For 2021, the MS pricing to be used as a proxy by the C/P Co-op Program is $0.09/lb for Pacific whiting.