Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska

Overview

Description
Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
10/31/2012

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendment 98 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Amendment 90 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska; Amendment 40 to the FMP for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs; Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery off Alaska; and Amendment 1 to the FMP for Fish Resources of the Arctic Management Area. These amendments update the existing essential fish habitat provisions in the FMPs based on a 5-year EFH review. This action is intended to promote the goals and objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the FMPs, and other applicable laws.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/16/2019

Essential Fish Habitat