NMFS Opening Pacific Ocean Perch in the West Yakutat District of the GOA

August 12, 1999 - 9:00 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening the directed Pacific ocean perch fishery in the West Yakutat District (Statistical Area 640, between 140 degrees and 147 degrees W. longitudes) of the Gulf of Alaska management area. This opening is effective at 12 noon, Alaska local time, August 15, 1999, according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully utilize the total allowable catch of Pacific ocean perch in this area. Other closures remain in full force and effect.

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

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019