NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Northern Rockfish In the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

April 11, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for northern rockfish in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) at 12 noon, Alaska local time, April 12, 2019, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the 2019 total allowable catch of northern rockfish in the BSAI and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.25(a)(1)(i), (a)(2)(i)(C), and (a)(2)(iii)(D). Other closures remain in full force and effect.

This information bulletin only provides notice of a fishery management action. For the purposes of complying with any requirements of this action, you are advised to see the actual text of the action in the Federal Register.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on May 29, 2019