NMFS Announces R&R Workshop at Sitka, Alaska

December 30, 1999 - 11:50 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, and the United States Coast Guard, North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center (USCG), will present an integrated approach to clarify and simplify NMFS 2000 recordkeeping and reporting requirements (R&R) for the Alaska groundfish fisheries on Friday, February 11, 2000, at 10:00 a.m. at the Westmark Shee Atika Hotel, Sitka, AK, according to Steven Pennoyer, Alaska Region Administrator.

The workshop will introduce the new shoreside processor electronic logbook delivery report. Information on required permits will be given as well as instructions on completion and submittal of logsheets and reporting forms to record information for the American Fisheries Act, open-access groundfish, Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program, Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ), and at-sea scale programs. Instructions on completion of fish tickets and the Commercial Operators Annual Report will be presented by Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff. In addition, feedback from the fishing industry will be welcome on how the R&R Program is working and on any R&R issues that need to be addressed by NMFS.

For more information contact: Patsy A. Bearden, NMFS, (907) 586-7008; or CPO Scott Tobias USCG, (907) 487-5699 (Ext 306).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019