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2021 Harvest Specifications for Pacific Whiting and 2021 Pacific Whiting Tribal Allocation

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Subsistence
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
Effective June 23, 2021

Summary

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.  

If you have any questions regarding this action, please contact Stacey Miller at 503-231-6290 or stacey.miller@noaa.gov

Bulletins

Final Rule for 2021 Pacific Whiting Harvest Specifications and 2021 Pacific Whiting Tribal Allocation

For more information, contact Stacey Miller, stacey.miller@noaa.gov, (503…
June 23, 2021 -

Interim Allocations for the 2021 Pacific Whiting Fishery

For more information, contact Stacey Miller at Stacey.Miller@noaa.gov, …
May 06, 2021 -

United States and Canada Pacific Hake/ Whiting Agreement Joint Management Committee / Advisory Panel Meeting

Public notice. For more information, contact Stacey Miller at (503) 231…
March 02, 2021 -

United States and Canada Pacific Hake/Whiting Agreement Scientific Review Group Meeting

Public notice: NMFS-SEA-21-02. For more information, contact Stacey Miller…
January 26, 2021 -

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 06/24/2021