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Amendment 6 to the Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the Mariana Archipelago—Rebuilding Plan for Guam Bottomfish


Notice of availability of fishery ecosystem plan amendment; request for comments.
Fishing Type
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Comments Close
01/14/2022 - Submit Comment


NOAA Fisheries announces that the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council proposes to amend the Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the Mariana Archipelago. If approved, Amendment 6 would establish a rebuilding plan for the Guam bottomfish stock complex. The Council recommended Amendment 6 to rebuild the Guam bottomfish stock, which is overfished. NOAA Fisheries is accepting comments on Amendment 6 through January 14, 2022.

Read the Federal Register notice, Amendment 6, and supporting documents

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 11/26/2021