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Amendment 18 to the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Published
06/24/2021
Point of Contact
Lynn Massey, Sustainable Fisheries Division, NMFS, at lynn.massey@noaa.gov or 562-436-2462; or Kerry Griffin, Pacific Fishery Management Council, at kerry.griffin@noaa.gov or 503-820-2409

Summary

On June 14, 2021, the Regional Administrator of the West Coast Region, NMFS, with the concurrence of the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, approved Amendment 18 to the Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan.  Amendment 18 implements a rebuilding plan for the northern subpopulation of Pacific sardine, which NMFS declared overfished in June 2019.  

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 06/24/2021