Amendment 1 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska

Overview

Description
Amendment 1 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
08/01/1996

Summary

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, and observer coverage requirements. This action is necessary to further the conservation and management objectives of the FMP and the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson Act).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/12/2019

Alaska Scallop Management