The National Marine Fisheries service (NMFS) is reallocating the projected unused amount (2,000 metric tons (mt)) of Bering Sea subarea (BS) pollock from the incidental catch account to the directed fisheries according to Steven Pennoyer, Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.
The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:
Bering Sea C season (B/C season for motherships) pollock fishery
|CURRENT ALLOWANCE||THIS ACTION||REVISED AMOUT|
|8.5% for catcher vessels|
This information bulletin provides notice of a regulatory change. Do not rely upon it to guide you in complying with the regulatory change.