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Inseason Reapportionment of Tribal Pacific Whiting Allocation

November 16, 2020

Public notice: NMFS-SEA-20-27. For more information, contact Stacey Miller (503) 231-6290.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published a notice today in the Federal Register that announces the reapportionment of 40,000 metric tons of Pacific whiting from the tribal allocation to the non-tribal commercial fishery sectors that occurred via automatic action on September 16, 2020.  The reapportionment is to allow full utilization of the Pacific whiting resource and is effective from September 16, 2020, 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 1, 2020.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on November 16, 2020