NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Pacific Cod by Vessels Catching Pacific Cod for Processing by the Inshore Component in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska

February 25, 2008 - 10:00 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component of the Central Regulatory Area (Statistical Areas 620 and 630, between 147 degrees and 159 degrees W. longitude) of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) for 24 hours, effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), February 29, 2008, through 1200 hrs, A.l.t., March 1, 2008, according to Robert D. Mecum, Acting Regional Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the A season allowance of the 2008 total allowable catch of Pacific cod apportioned to vessels catching Pacific cod for processing by the inshore component of the Central Regulatory Area of the GOA. 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