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Amendment 1 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska


Amendment 1 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska
Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule


The management measures established under Amendment 1 and implemented by this final rule include:

  • gear and efficiency restrictions
  • scallop registration areas and districts
  • procedures for specifying total allowable catch and crab bycatch limits
  • time and area closures
  • in-season management authority
  • fishing seasons
  • observer coverage requirements

This action is necessary to further the conservation and management objectives of the fishery management plan and the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/11/2023

Alaska Scallop Management