NMFS Reallocates Pacific Cod in the BSAI

December 06, 1999 - 2:00 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action.

The National Marine Fisheries service (NMFS) is reallocating projected unused amounts of Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) Pacific cod from trawl catcher/processors and trawl catcher vessels to vessels using hook-and-line or pot gear according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:

 CURRENT SHARETHESE ACTIONSREVISED SHARE
BSAI
Pacific cod
Jig gear475none475
Hook and Line/Pot gear
 91,300+4,00095,300
Trawl gear
catcher/processors
 33,475-2,00031,475
catcher vessels
 38,475-2,00036,475
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Total TAC163,725 163,725

This information bulletin provides of a regulatory change. Do not rely upon it to guide you in complying with the regulatory change.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on February 11, 2019