NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Pacific Ocean Perch by Trawl Vessels Participating in the Rockfish Entry Level Fishery in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska for 48 Hours

July 27, 2011 - 12:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch by trawl catcher vessels participating in the rockfish entry level fishery in Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) for 48 hours effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), July 29, 2011, through 1200 hrs, A.l.t., July 31, 2011, according to James W. Balsiger, Regional Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the 2011 directed fishing allowance of Pacific ocean perch allocated to trawl catcher vessels participating in the rockfish entry level fishery in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska. 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