Proposed Rule for 2020 Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan and Management Measures

February 05, 2020

Public notice: NMFS-SEA-20-03. For information, contact Kathryn Blair,, or (503) 231-6858.

NOAA Fisheries has issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register (85 FR 6883, February 6, 2020) for the Pacific halibut Catch Sharing Plan and annual management measures for Area 2A off Washington, Oregon, and California. 

Comments on the proposed changes to the Catch Sharing Plan and domestic Area 2A Pacific halibut management measures must be received by March 9, 2020

More information is available on our website.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on March 02, 2020