NMFS Announces Atka Mackerel Fishery Dates for Harvest Limit Fisheries in Areas 542 and 543

January 18, 2006 - 12:00 P.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is announcing Atka mackerel fishery dates for the harvest limit area (HLA) fisheries in areas 542 and 543 according to Robert D. Mecum, Acting Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

The first directed fisheries in the HLA in area 542 and area 543 are open effective 1200 hrs, A.l.t., January 22, 2006. The first HLA fishery in areas 542 and 543 will remain open until 1200 hrs, A.l.t., February 5, 2006.

The second directed fisheries in the HLA in area 542 and area 543 open effective 1200 hrs, A.l.t., February 7, 2006. The second HLA fishery in area 542 and 543 will remain open until 1200 hrs, A.l.t., February 21, 2006.

This action is necessary to conduct directed fishing in the HLA in areas 542 and 543 and to prevent exceeding allowances and limits of Atka mackerel and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.20(a)(8)(iii)(C) and (E).

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 in the Code of Federal Regulations.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019