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Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures - Federal Register Rules and Notices


Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures
Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule


Regulations to implement Steller sea lion protection measures to insure that groundfish fisheries off Alaska are not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of the western distinct population segment of Steller sea lions or destroy or adversely modify their designated critical habitat. These management measures disperse fishing effort temporally and spatially to provide protection from potential competition for important Steller sea lion prey species. This action is intended to protect the endangered Steller sea lions, as required by the Endangered Species Act, and to minimize, to the extent practicable, the economic impact of fishery management measures, as required by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

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Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/06/2024

Steller Sea Lion Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures in Alaska Fisheries