The National Marine Fisheries service (NMFS) is reallocating 5,000 metric tons (mt) of Pacific cod from catcher/processor vessels using trawl gear to vessels using hook-and-line or pot gear and 2,800 mt of Pacific cod from vessels using jig gear to vessels using hook-and-line or pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.
The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:
|CURRENT SHARE||THESE ACTIONS||REVISED SHARE|
|Hook and Line/Pot gear|
This information bulletin provides notice that a regulatory change has occurred. Do not rely upon it to guide you in complying with the regulatory change.