Amendment 65 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 65 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
07/28/2006

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 78 and 65 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendments 73 and 65 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendments 16 and 12 to the FMP for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs, Amendments 7 and 9 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery off Alaska, and Amendments 7 and 8 to the FMP for Salmon Fisheries in the Exclusive Economic Zone off the Coast of Alaska. These amendments revise the FMPs by identifying and describing essential fish habitat, designating habitat areas of particular concern, and include measures to minimize to the extent practicable adverse effects on EFH. This action is necessary to protect important habitat features to sustain managed fish stocks.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/18/2019

Essential Fish Habitat Habitat Areas of Particular Concern