IB 20-79: NMFS Opens Directed Fishing Pollock in Statistical Area 620 of the Gulf of Alaska

October 23, 2020 - 2:30 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 620 of the Gulf of Alaska, effective 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), October 27, 2020, through 1200 hours, A.l.t., October 29, 2020 according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the D season allowance of the 2020 total allowable catch of pollock specified for Statistical Area 620.  Other closures remain in full force and effect.

This information bulletin only provides notice of a regulatory change.  For the purposes of complying with the regulatory change, you are advised to see the actual text of the regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on October 23, 2020