The National Marine Fisheries service (NMFS) is reallocating 9,000 metric tons (mt) of Pacific cod from catcher/processor vessels using trawl gear and 3,000 mt of Pacific cod from vessels using jig gear to catcher/processor vessels using hook-and-line or vessels using pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI) according to James W. Balsiger, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.
The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:
|CURRENT SHARE||THESE ACTIONS||REVISED SHARE|
| Hook and Line Gear|
This action does not imply any change in the status of the fisheries.
This information bulletin provides notice of a regulatory change. Do not rely upon it to guide you in complying with the regulatory change.