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IB 20-31: Alaska Observer Waiver Extended through April 19

April 07, 2020 - 3:15 p.m.

Notice of fishery management action

Consistent with the agency's emergency rule on observer waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region is extending a temporary waiver of the requirement for vessels in the Partial Coverage Category to carry a fishery observer for an additional ten days, through April 19, 2020.

We will continue to evaluate the need for further extensions of this waiver on a weekly basis.