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Amendment 122 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Pacific Cod Trawl Cooperative Program

Overview

Description
Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Groundfish Amendment 122
Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Alaska Groundfish
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
12/30/2022
Comments Close
Point of Contact
Stephanie Warpinski, (907) 586-7228

Summary

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) submitted Amendment 122 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) to the Secretary of Commerce for review. If approved, Amendment 122 would implement the Pacific cod Trawl Cooperative (PCTC) Program, a limited access privilege program. Amendment 122 is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), Amendment 122, and the BSAI FMP.

You may submit comments, identified by NOAA-NMFS-2022-0072, either electronically (see link at left) or by mail.

Mail: Submit written comments to the Assistant Regional Administrator, Sustainable Fisheries Division, Alaska Region NMFS. Mail comments to P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802-1668.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 01/03/2023

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