NMFS Notifies Vessels of Assignment for a Season Harvest Limit Area Fisheries in Areas 542 and 543

January 13, 2005 - 10:45 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is notifying owners and operators of registered vessels of their assignments for the A season Atka mackerel fishery in harvest limit areas (HLA) in areas 542 and/or 543 of the Aleutian Islands subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

Vessels authorized to participate in the first HLA directed fishery in area 542 and/or in the second HLA directed fishery in area 543 in accordance with 50 CFR 679.20(a)(8)(iii) are as follows: Federal Fishery Permit number (FFP) 4093 Alaska Victory, FFP 2443 Alaska Juris, and FFP 3400 Alaska Ranger.

Vessels authorized to participate in the first HLA directed fishery in area 543 and/or the second HLA directed fishery in area 542 in accordance with 50 CFR 679.20(a)(8)(iii) are as follows: FFP 3819 Alaska Spirit, FFP 3835 Seafisher, and FFP 3423 Alaska Warrior.

This action is necessary to conduct directed fishing in the HLA in areas 542 and 543 and to prevent exceeding A season allowances and limits of Atka mackerel and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.20(a)(8)(iii)(B)(2).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019