NMFS Opens Directed Fishing for Species That Comprise the Shallow Water Species Fishery by Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the GOA

May 15, 2001 - 4:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is opening directed fishing for species that comprise the shallow-water species fishery by vessels using trawl gear in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) effective 1200 hrs, Alaska local time, May 21, 2001, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This action is necessary to fully use the second seasonal apportionment of the 2001 halibut bycatch allowance specified for the trawl shallow-water species fishery in 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