NMFS Closes the C Season and Opens the D Season for Pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the GOA

September 08, 1999 - 3:40 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issues an inseason adjustment closing the C fishing season for pollock in Statistical Area 610 (between 159 and 170 degrees W. longitudes) effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), September 9, 1999, and opening the D fishing season for pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the Gulf of Alaska effective 1200 hrs, A.l.t., September 14, 1999, according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This adjustment is necessary to manage the C seasonal allowance of the pollock total allowable catch and allow the D fishing season to begin.

After the effective date of this closure, maximum retainable bycatch amounts at 50 CFR 679.20(e) and (f) apply at any time during a trip.

This information bulletin provides notice that a regulatory change has occurred. Do not rely upon it to guide you in complying with the new regulatory change.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019