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IB 23-08: NMFS Reallocates Pacific Cod from Vessels Using Jig Gear to Catcher Vessels Less Than 60 Feet Length Overall Using Hook-And-Line or Pot Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

January 19, 2023 - 1:30 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action

NMFS Reallocates Pacific Cod from Vessels Using Jig Gear to Catcher Vessels Less Than 60 Feet Length Overall Using Hook-And-Line or Pot Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands.

The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:

Pacific Cod Current Share This Action Revised Share

Jig Gear A Season apportionment

Annual Amount

1,019

1,698

- 950

- 950

69

748

Catcher Vessels < 60 ft LOA using hook-and-line or pot gear1

2,413 + 950 3,363

1This sector receives an annual amount of Pacific cod that is not apportioned by season.

This action is necessary to allow the A season apportionment of the 2023 total allowable catch of Pacific cod to be harvested and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.20(a)(7)(iv)(C). This action does not imply any change in the status of the fisheries.

This information bulletin only provides notice of a fishery management action. For the purposes of complying with the requirements of this action, you are advised to see the actual text of the action in the Federal Register.

 

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on January 19, 2023