Amendment 118 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 118 - Pot Gear
Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Published
08/21/2019
Comments Close
10/21/2019

Summary

If approved, Amendment 118 would prohibit the use of pot gear in the Pribilof Islands Habitat Conservation Zone (PIHCZ) and a regulatory amendment would authorize the retention of halibut in pot gear under the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) and Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Programs in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI). 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 09/10/2019

Alaska Community Development Quota Alaska IFQ - Halibut and Sablefish