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NOAA Fisheries Publishes a Final Rule Implementing a Cost Recovery Program for the Trawl Rationalization Program, Effective January 10, 2014


Fishing Type
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule


This action implements a cost recovery program for the Pacific coast groundfish trawl rationalization program, as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). This action includes regulations that affect all trawl rationalization program sectors (Shorebased Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program, Mothership Cooperative Program, and Catcher/Processor Cooperative Program) managed under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP).

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Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 04/09/2020