NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels using Trawl Gear in the Bering Sea Subarea of the BSAI

April 07, 2016 - 12:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

Sustainable Fisheries

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is reopening directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) at 12 noon, Alaska local time, April 11, 2016, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the B season apportionment of the 2016 total allowable catch of Pacific cod allocated to trawl catcher vessels in the BSAI and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.25(a)(1)(i), (a)(2)(i)(C), and (a)(2)(iii)(D).

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 in the Code of Federal Regulations.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019