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Proposed Rule to Approve Changes to the Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan for 2019

March 14, 2019

Public Notice: NMFS-SEA-19-07. For information, contact: Kathryn Blair: kathryn.blair@noaa.gov, (503) 231-6858.

NOAA Fisheries announces publication of the proposed rule in the Federal Register (84 FR 9281) for the 2019 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 29, 2019.

The Alaska Region published a final rule in the Federal Register (84 FR 9243) with the IPHC regulations, including commercial fishing periods and catch limits applicable to Area 2A.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on July 22, 2019