NMFS Closes the Greenland Turbot Fishery In the Bering Sea Subarea Of The Bering Sea And Aleutian Islands

July 29, 2003 - 2:20 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is prohibiting directed fishing for Greenland turbot in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area, effective 12 noon, Alaska local time, August 2, 2003, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2003 total allowable catch of Greenland turbot for this area and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.20(d)(1)(iii).

Maximum retainable amounts may be found in the regulations at 50 CFR 679.20(e) and (f).

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 of the regulation in the Code of Federal Regulations.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019