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Alaska Community Development Quota Program: Federal Register Rules and Notices


Community Development Quota
Fishing Type
Affected Species
Action Status
Point of Contact
Scott Houghtaling, Branch Chief; Northwest Financial Services Branch, F/MB53 National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Phone: (206) 526-6122 or by email to scott.houghtaling@noaa.gov


NOAA Fisheries is opening directed fishing for sablefish with fixed gear managed under the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program and the Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program. The season will open 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), March 14, 2020, and will close 1200 hours, A.l.t., November 15, 2020. This period is the same as the 2020 commercial halibut fishery opening dates adopted by the International Pacific Halibut Commission. The IFQ and CDQ halibut season is specified by a separate publication in the Federal Register of annual management measures.

Federal Register

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 10/25/2022

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