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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


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