Amendment 45 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 45 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/21/1999

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 45 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area and an emergency interim rule to implement requirements of the American Fisheries Act related to the 1999 Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program. These actions permanently extend the allocation of pollock to the CDQ Program, remove squid from the CDQ Program, and revise pollock CDQ catch accounting regulations. This action is necessary to implement Amendment 45 and CDQ Program-related provisions of the AFA.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/15/2019

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