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

July 12, 2006 - 3:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time, July 19, 2006, according to Robert D. Mecum, Acting Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to utilize the remaining amount of the 2006 halibut bycatch allowance specified for the trawl Pacific cod fishery category 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