NMFS Opens Fishing For Pacific Cod By Catcher/Processor Vessels Using Trawl Gear In the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

March 24, 2004 - 10:45 a.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is reopening directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher/processor vessels using trawl gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) effective 12 noon, Alaska local time, March 28, 2004, according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

This fishery was previously closed in order to prevent exceeding the A season allocation of the 2004 Pacific cod total allowable catch specified for catcher/processor vessels using trawl gear in the BSAI. We have determined that as of March 20, 2004, the remaining amount of the A season allocation of the 2004 Pacific cod total allowable catch specified for catcher/processor vessels using trawl gear is 2,000 metric tons.

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