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Removal of the Processing Restrictions on Incidentally Caught Squid and Sculpin Species in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Groundfish Fisheries

Overview

Description
Removal of Restrictions on Processing of Squids and Sculpins
Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
06/09/2021
Point of Contact
Megan Mackey, 907-586-7228

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to remove the regulatory restriction that limits processing of squids and sculpins to fishmeal only. This final rule is necessary to allow the processing and sale of squids and sculpins as products other than fishmeal and thereby to help prevent waste of the incidental catch of these ecosystem component (EC) species. 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 05/11/2021

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