Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in the Herring Savings Area in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Effective
07/01/2020
Point of Contact
Mary Furuness, 907-586-7228 or mary.furuness@noaa.gov

Summary

NMFS is opening the Summer Herring Savings Area 2 in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to
prevent the underharvest of the 2020 pollock total allowable catch (TAC) and facilitate pollock harvest by the American Fisheries Act (AFA) inshore sector, AFA mothership sector, and Community Development Quota (CDQ) program in the Bering Sea subarea of the BSAI.

Last updated on 06/18/2020