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Amendment 126 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area and Amendment 114 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area


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Joel Kraski, joel.kraski@noaa.gov, (907) 586–7228


The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) submitted Amendment 126 to the Fishery Management Plans for Groundfish of the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI FMP) and Amendment 114 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA FMP). If approved, Amendments 126/114 would expand electronic monitoring (EM) to pelagic trawl pollock catcher vessels and tenders delivering to shoreside processors or stationary floating processors in the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska. Amendments 126/114 are intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), the BSAI FMP, and the GOA FMP.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/01/2024