Amendment 104 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 104 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/05/2015

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 104 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. Amendment 104 to the FMP designates six areas of skate egg concentration as Habitat Areas of Particular Concern. The HAPC designations for the six areas of skate egg concentration in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area are intended to highlight the importance of this essential fish habitat for conservation. This action promotes the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the FMP, and other applicable laws.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/18/2019

Essential Fish Habitat Habitat Areas of Particular Concern