Amendment 4 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 4 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
07/09/1979

Summary

GOA Amendment 4, contains 11 subparts, corrects omissions in the original plan eliminates superfluous management measures, and eases the burden of the measures on both domestic and foreign fisherman. GOA 4: modify regulatory areas; modify fishing restrictions on foreign vessels; increase the OY for squid and Atka mackerel; relax domestic restrictions on trawl gear; require annual renewal of domestic fishing permits, and extend the period for submitting domestic catch reports. Comment period through August 16, 1979.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 05/06/2019

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