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2021 Inseason Reapportionment of Tribal Pacific Whiting Allocation

November 22, 2021

For more information, contact Frank Lockhart, Senior Policy Advisor, at (206) 526-6142

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published a notice today in the Federal Register that announces the reapportionment of 34,645 metric tons of Pacific whiting from the tribal allocation to the non-tribal commercial fishery sectors that occurred via automatic action on September 15, 2021.  The reapportionment is to allow full utilization of the Pacific whiting resource and is effective from September 15, 2021, through December 31, 2020.  

A complete description of this action can be viewed in the Federal Register notice.  

Public comments on this action will be accepted through December 7, 2021.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on November 22, 2021