Amendment 67 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area

Overview

Description
Amendment 67 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
09/10/2007

Summary

NOAA Fisheries adopts a rule that modifies the Individual Fishing Quota Program for the fixed-gear commercial Pacific halibut fishery and sablefish fishery by revising regulations specific to those fisheries. This action is intended to improve the effectiveness of the Halibut and Sablefish IFQ Program and is necessary to promote the objectives of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act) and the Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982 with respect to the IFQ fisheries.

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 04/16/2019

Alaska IFQ - Halibut and Sablefish