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Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Management Plan

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Amendment 52 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Proposed rule to implement amendment 52 to the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crab Fishery Management Plan, and amendment to revise regulations on Economic Data Reports requirements for groundfish and crab fisheries off Alaska.
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Published
11/01/2022

Receipt of petition for emergency rulemaking

NOAA Fisheries has received a petition for emergency rulemaking.
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Published
10/28/2022

Amendment 51 to the FMP for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) King and Tanner Crabs, Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska, and

Amendment 51 to the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner Crabs, Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska, and Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Salmon Fisheries in the EEZ Off Alaska to align the FMPs with the way bycatch is currently reported.
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Published
09/17/2021

Amendment 50 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Approval of Amendment 50 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) King and Tanner Crabs (Crab FMP) to add a new rebuilding plan for St. Matthew blue king crab (SMBKC) to the Crab FMP.
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Published
11/09/2020

Amendment 49 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 115 to BSAI Groundfish FMP, 49 to BSAI and Tanner Crab FMP, 105 to GOA Groundfish FMP, 13 to Salmon FMP, 2 to Arctic FMP. These amendments would update the description and identification of essential fish habitat (EFH).
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Published
07/05/2018

Amendment 48 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 48 to the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner Crabs and revisions to regulations implementing the American Fisheries Act (AFA) Program and the Crab Rationalization Program that determine limited access privileges held and used by CDQ groups.
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Effective
12/11/2017

Amendment 47 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

BSAI crab FMP Amendment 47 and regulations to exempt eastern bairdi and western bairdi IPQ crab, custom processed through a contractual agreement, from being applied against the IPQ use cap of the processing facility owners.
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Effective
01/19/2017

Amendment 44 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule to implement Amendment 44 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs and a regulatory amendment that modifies regulations governing the Crab Rationalization Program.
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Effective
02/12/2016

Amendment 45 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 45 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 45 establishes, for a limited period of time, a process for NOAA Fisheries to permanently remove
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Effective
06/18/2015

Amendment 46 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 108, 100, and 46 to the respective fishery management plans in correcting vessel length exemptions to the License Limitation Program.
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Published
05/05/2015

Amendment 31 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 31 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to revise the rules governing acquisition, use and retention of crew quota share under the Crab Rationalization Program.
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Effective
05/01/2015

Amendment 43 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues final rule to implement Amendment 103, closing the Pribilof Islands Habitat Conservation Zone to Pacific cod fishing with pot gear to reduce bycatch and overfishing of blue king crab.
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Effective
01/01/2015

Amendment 42 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 42 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to revise the annual economic data reports currently required of participants in the Crab Rationalization Program fisheries.
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Effective
07/17/2013

Amendment 41 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 41 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to mitigate disruptions in a Crab Rationalization Program fishery that prevent complying with requirements.
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Effective
06/14/2013

Amendment 40 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to update the existing essential fish habitat provisions in the plan based on a five-year review.
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Published
11/06/2012

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 21 - 30

Historic amendments to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs.
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Effective
11/04/2011

Amendment 39 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 38 and 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to modify the snow crab rebuilding plan to produce maximum sustainable yield.
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Effective
08/02/2011

Amendment 38 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 38 and 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs establishing a mechanism in the plan to specify annual catch limits and accountability measures.
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Effective
08/02/2011

Amendment 34 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 34 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs to give recipients an opportunity to participate in the Pacific cod and pollock fisheries at historic levels.
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Effective
07/20/2011

Amendment 37 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 37 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs.
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Effective
07/20/2011

Amendment 33 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 33 amends the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner crabs to allow NOAA Fisheries to reduce the amount of fees collected under the Crab Rationalization Program to the amount needed to finance the Federal loan program for quota share purchase.
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Effective
08/24/2009

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 11 - 20

Historic amendments to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs.
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Issued
05/27/2008

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 1 - 10

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Fishery Management Plan Historic Amendments 1 though 10, 1990-2001.
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Effective
09/24/2001

Implementation of the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs FMP

The Fishery Management Plan for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) was approved by the Secretary of Commerce on June 2, 1989 establishing a State/Federal cooperative management regime.
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Effective
06/02/1989

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 09/30/2022