Amendment 46 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Overview

Description
Amendment 46 of the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
Approved April 27, 2015

Summary

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 108 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendment 100 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, and Amendment 46 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These amendments correct text omissions in the BSAI FMP, the GOA FMP, and the Crab FMP. These amendments make the fishery management plan texts that establish vessel length limits for small vessels exempted from the license limitation program in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area groundfish and king and Tanner crab fisheries, and the Gulf of Alaska groundfish fisheries, consistent with the original intent of the LLP, current operations in the fisheries, and Federal regulations. 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/29/2019

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