NMFS Notifies Vessels of Platoon Assignments for Harvest Limit Area Fisheries in Areas 542 and 543

January 16, 2002 - 3:45 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is notifying registered vessels of their platoon assignments for the 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 assigned to Platoon A which will participate in the first HLA directed fishery in area 542 and/or the second HLA directed fishery for 543 in accordance with the vessel's registration under § 679.20(a)(8)(iii)(A) are as follows: Federal Fishery Permit number (FFP) 2733 Seafreeze Alaska, FFP 4093 Alaska Victory, FFP 3835 Seafisher, FFP 3819 Alaska Spirit.

Vessels assigned to Platoon B which will participate in the first HLA directed fishery in area 543 and/or the second HLA directed fishery for 542 in accordance with the vessel's registration under § 679.20(a)(8)(iii)(A) are as follows: FFP 2443 Alaska Juris, FFP 3400 Alaska Ranger, FFP 2134 Ocean Peace, 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)(C).

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