NMFS Opens Atka Mackerel in the Central Aleutian District

March 03, 1999 - 7:00 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Atka mackerel in the Central Aleutian District of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area, effective 12 noon, Alaska local time, March 7, 1999, according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully utilize the 1999 interim harvest specification of Atka mackerel in the Central Aleutian District, including the 1999 critical habitat percentage of the interim harvest specifications of Atka mackerel establishted for this District.

Steller sea lion critical habitat is defined at 50 CFR part 226, Table 1, Table 2, and Figure 4.

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