NMFS Opens the B Fishing Season for Pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the GOA for 12 Hours

March 20, 2001 - 12:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issues an inseason adjustment opening the B fishing season for pollock in Statistical Area 610 of the Gulf of Alaska for 12 hours effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), March 21, 2001, until 2400 hrs, A.l.t., March 21, 2001, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This adjustment is necessary to prevent the under harvest of the B seasonal allowance of the pollock total allowable catch in this area.

After the effective date of this closure, maximum retainable bycatch amounts at 50 CFR 679.20(e) and (f) apply at any time during a trip.

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