2021 Harvest Specifications for Pacific Whiting and 2021 Pacific Whiting Tribal Allocation
This final rule that implements the 2021 harvest specifications and management measures for Pacific whiting caught 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, the Pacific Whiting Act of 2006, and other applicable laws. This rule implements the 2021 adjusted U.S. Total Allowable Catch (TAC) level, tribal and non-tribal allocations, and research and bycatch set-asides. These measures are intended to help prevent overfishing, achieve optimum yield, ensure that management measures are based on the best scientific information available, and ensure the long-term sustainability of Pacific whiting.
The final rule is effective June 23, 2021.
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