Amendment 50 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Affected Species
Blue King Crab
Action Status
Notice
Published
07/15/2020
Point of Contact
Megan Mackey, 907-586-7228 or megan.mackey@noaa.gov

Summary

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council submitted Amendment 50 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) King and Tanner Crabs (Crab FMP) (Amendment 50), to the Secretary of Commerce for review. If approved, Amendment 50 would add a new rebuilding plan for St. Matthew blue king crab (SMBKC) to the Crab FMP. The objective of this amendment is to rebuild the SMBKC stock.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 09/22/2020

Blue King Crab