NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

April 13, 2011 - 12:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI), effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), April 15, 2011, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the B season allowance of the 2011 Pacific cod total allowable catch allocated to catcher vessels using trawl gear in the BSAI. Other closures remain in full force and effect.

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