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Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Plan

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Amendment 124 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Amendment 112 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska

NOAA Fisheries issues a proposed rule to implement Amendment 124 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area and Amendment 112 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
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Comments Close
12/23/2022

Amendment 123 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council submitted Amendment 123 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea to the Secretary of Commerce for review.
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Comments Close
01/09/2023

Receipt of petition for emergency rulemaking

NOAA Fisheries has received a petition for emergency rulemaking.
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Comments Close
12/05/2022

Amendment 121 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Amendment 110 to the Fishery Management Plan

Amendment 121 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Amendment 110 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska would reclassify sculpins under the ecosystem component (EC) category.
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Effective
01/05/2022

Amendment 119 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Amendment 107 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska

Regulations requiring the operator of a federally permitted catcher vessel using hook-and-line, pot, or jig gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska retain and land all rockfish caught while fishing for groundfish or Pacific halibut.
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Effective
03/23/2020

Amendment 118 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Correction to the proposed rule to improve efficiency and provide economic benefits for the Individual Fishing Quota and Community Development Quota fleets, minimize whale depredation and seabird interactions, and reduce risks of overfishing.
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Effective
02/07/2020

Amendment 120 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Amendment 108 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska

Amendments 120 and 108 to Alaska groundfish fishery management plans affects catcher/processors activity in the Pacific cod fisheries in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska.
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Effective
01/20/2020

Amendment 116 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 116 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to prevent increased catcher vessel participation from reducing benefits to participants.
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Effective
11/05/2018

Amendment 117 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 117 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, implement Amendment 106 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska,
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Effective
08/06/2018

Amendment 115 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Fishery Management Plan amendment to update the description and identification of essential fish habitat (EFH) and update information on adverse impacts to EFH.
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Effective
05/31/2018

Amendment 114 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 114 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Groundfish of the BSAI and Amendment 104 to the FMP for Groundfish of the GOA and this final rule integrate electronic monitoring into the North Pacific Observer Program.
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Effective
09/07/2017

Amendment 113 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

BSAI groundfish FMP amendment 113 sets aside a portion of the Aleutian Islands (AI) Pacific cod TAC for harvest by vessels directed fishing for AI Pacific cod and delivering their catch for processing to a shoreside processor west of 170°W.
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Effective
11/23/2016

Amendment 110 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

GOA groundfish FMP amendment 110 and final rule to improve the management of Chinook and chum salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea pollock fishery by creating a comprehensive salmon bycatch avoidance program.
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Effective
07/11/2016

Amendment 109 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

BSAI groundfish FMP amendment 109 and rule to exempt operators of catcher vessels greater than 32 ft LOA and less than or equal to 46 ft LOA using hook-and-line gear from the requirement to carry a LLP license, and reduce observer coverage requirements.
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Effective
06/03/2016

Amendment 111 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

BSAI groundfish FMP amendment 111and final rule to reduce bycatch limits, also known as prohibited species catch (PSC) limits, for Pacific halibut in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands groundfish fisheries by specific amounts in four groundfish sectors.
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Effective
05/27/2016

Amendment 112 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule to implement Amendments 102/112 to revise regulations and modify the criteria for NOAA Fisheries to place certain small catcher/processors in the partial observer coverage category.
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Effective
03/29/2016

Amendment 108 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

North Pacific Fishery Management Council submitted Amendment 108 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. This amendment and others would affect vessel length limits for small vessels.
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Effective
04/27/2015

Amendment 100 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 100 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to limit and monitor the incidental catch of grenadiers in the groundfish fisheries.
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Effective
04/06/2015

Amendment 107 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 107 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to restore the access of federally permitted vessels unintentionally limited by Amendment 83 to the plan.
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Effective
02/04/2015

Amendment 104 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 104 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area designating areas of skate egg concentration as Habitat Areas of Particular Concern.
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Effective
01/05/2015

Amendment 103 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

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

Amendment 105 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 105 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to mitigate the factors that may constrain CDQ groups and Amendment 80 cooperatives.
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Effective
10/23/2014

Amendment 106 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries adopts a final rule to implement Amendment 106 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to bring the plan into conformity with amendments to the American Fisheries Act.
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Effective
10/14/2014

Amendment 102 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 102 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, and a regulatory amendment to the Individual Fishing Quota Program.
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Effective
03/17/2014

Amendment 99 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 99 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area.
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Effective
02/06/2014

Amendment 97 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 97 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area establishing a regulatory process for replacement of vessels in the Amendment 80 fleet.
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Effective
10/31/2012

Amendment 98 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendment 98 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area.
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Effective
10/31/2012

Amendment 93 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations implementing Amendment 93 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area amending the Amendment 80 Program to encourage greater participation in harvest cooperatives.
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Effective
12/05/2011

Amendment 94 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries hereby issues a final rule that implements Amendment 94 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to reduce potential adverse effects of nonpelagic trawl gear.
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Effective
01/20/2011

Amendment 95 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendments 95 and 96 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area moving skates from the "other species" category to the "target species" category.
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Effective
11/05/2010

Amendment 96 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendments 95 and 96 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area moving skates from the "other species" category to the "target species" category.
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Effective
11/05/2010

Amendment 91 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 91 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. Amendment 91 is an innovative approach to managing Chinook salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea.
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Effective
09/29/2010

Amendment 90 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations implementing Amendment 90 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to amend the Amendment 80 Program to allow post-delivery transfers of cooperative quota.
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Effective
09/21/2009

Amendment 92 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 92 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area and Amendment 82 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
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Effective
09/14/2009

Amendment 62 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to increase the number of times per year that a stationary floating processor that is qualified under the American Fisheries Act may move within State of Alaska waters in the Bering Sea subarea to process pollock.
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Effective
08/17/2009

Amendment 73 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 73 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area removing dark rockfish (Sebastes ciliatus) from the plan.
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Effective
01/30/2009

Amendment 89 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 89 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to establish Bering Sea habitat conservation measures.
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Effective
08/25/2008

Amendment 88 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 88 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area revising the Aleutian Islands Habitat Conservation Area boundary.
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Effective
03/20/2008

Amendment 79 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

BSAI Amendment 79 to implement a groundfish retention standard program in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Island management area for certain trawl catcher/processor vessels.
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Effective
01/20/2008

Amendment 85 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has submitted Amendment 85 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to reduce uncertainty about the availability of yearly harvests within sectors.
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Effective
01/01/2008

Amendment 84 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries amends regulations governing salmon bycatch in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action is necessary to enhance the effectiveness of salmon bycatch measures.
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Effective
11/28/2007

Amendment 80 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 80 primarily allocates several BSAI non-pollock trawl groundfish fisheries among fishing sectors, and facilitates the formation of harvesting cooperatives in the non-American Fisheries Act trawl catcher/processor sector.
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Effective
10/15/2007

Amendment 78 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendments 78 and 65 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area which revises the plan by identifying and describing and essential fish habitat.
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Effective
07/28/2006

Amendment 65 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 78 and 65 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to identify and describe essential fish habitat and designate areas of concern.
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Effective
07/28/2006

Amendment 83 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 83 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area updating information in the plan and making it easier to read.
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Effective
06/13/2005

Amendment 71 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 71 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to revise regulations to simplify the processes for making quota transfers, for authorizing CDQ vessels, and for obtaining approval of alternative fishing plans.
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Effective
04/25/2005

Amendment 82 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 82 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. Amendment 82 establishes a framework for the management of the Aleutian Islands subarea.
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Effective
02/24/2005

Amendment 48 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 48 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area revising the administrative process used to establish annual harvest specifications.
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Effective
12/08/2004

Amendment 77 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 77 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to maintain the stability of the fixed gear Pacific cod fishery.
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Effective
01/01/2004

Amendment 75 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Regulatory changes for the partial approval of Amendment 75 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area - Changes in IR/IU Flatfish Requirements.
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Effective
10/02/2003

Amendment 72 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 72 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to revise certain recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the IFQ program.
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Effective
08/28/2003

Amendment 69 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 61 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to incorporate the provisions of the American Fisheries Act.
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Effective
01/29/2003

Amendment 61 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Four fishery management plan amendments to incorporate the provisions of the American Fisheries Act (AFA) into the Alaska fishery management plans and their implementing regulations.
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Effective
01/29/2003

Amendment 67 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 67 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands stabilizes BSAI Pacific cod resources harvested with hook-and-line and pot gears.
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Effective
05/15/2002

Amendment 54 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries proposes regulations to implement Amendment 54 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to improve the effectiveness of the IFQ program.
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Effective
04/29/2002

Amendment 58 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 58 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to reduce the annual trawl bycatch limit for chinook salmon.
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Effective
11/13/2000

Amendment 64 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 64 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to respond to the fishing industry's socioeconomic needs.
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Effective
09/01/2000

Amendment 57 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 57 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to address bycatch reduction objectives.
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Effective
06/15/2000

Amendment 66 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries establishes regulations to implement cost recovery for the Individual Fishing Quota program for fixed gear halibut and sablefish fisheries in waters in and off of Alaska to impose and provide for collection of fees.
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Effective
03/15/2000

Amendment 56 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 56 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to revise the definition of overfishing levels for groundfish species or species groups.
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Effective
01/27/1999

Amendment 45 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 45 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to implement CDQ Program-related provisions of the American Fisheries Act.
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Effective
01/21/1999

Amendment 51 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 51 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to re-establish the catcher vessel operational area in the Bering Sea.
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Effective
01/20/1999

Amendment 55 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendment 55 to the FMP for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which describes and identifies essential fish habitat (EFH) in Alaska as well as risks to that habitat.
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Effective
01/20/1999

Amendment 59 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 59 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area to extend the Vessel Moratorium Program through December 31, 1999.
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Effective
01/19/1999

Amendment 39 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing part of Amendment 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands to establish the License Limitation Program (LLP).
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Effective
01/01/1999

Amendment 53 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 53 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to prevent incidental catch of shortraker rockfish and rougheye rockfish from closing non-trawl fisheries.
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Effective
07/22/1998

Amendment 50 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 50 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which authorizes the distribution of Pacific halibut taken as bycatch to economically disadvantaged individuals.
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Effective
07/13/1998

Amendment 36 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 36 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to create a forage fish species category and implement associated management measures.
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Effective
04/16/1998

Amendment 34 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 34 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which requires an allocation of Atka mackerel to vessels using jig gear.
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Effective
01/30/1998

Amendment 40 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries is implementing Amendment 40 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to further protect the stocks of Bering Sea C. opilio by limiting the incidental take of this species.
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Effective
01/21/1998

Amendment 49 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Final rule to implement Amendment 49 to the FMP for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area - the Improved Retention/Improved Utilization (IR/IU) Program.
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Effective
01/03/1998

Amendment 41 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 41 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which is necessary to protect the Tanner crab stock in the Bering Sea.
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Effective
04/23/1997

Amendment 44 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 44 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which revises definitions of acceptable biological catch and overfishing levels for groundfish.
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Effective
01/09/1997

Amendment 47 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 47 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment 47 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area, Amendment
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Effective
01/01/1997

Amendment 46 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule to implement Amendment 46 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to respond to socioeconomic needs of the fishing industry.
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Effective
01/01/1997

Amendment 37 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 37 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which implements measures necessary to protect the red king crab stocks in Bristol Bay.
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Effective
01/01/1997

Amendment 43 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 43 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to increase the consolidation ("sweep-up") levels for small quota share blocks under IFQ.
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Effective
12/20/1996
Effective
08/16/1996

Amendment 33 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 33 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which is necessary to allow fuller use of the fishery resources in and off of Alaska.
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Effective
07/26/1996

Amendment 26 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 26 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area.
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Effective
07/19/1996

Amendment 32 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that would implement Amendment 32 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area.
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Effective
02/23/1996

Amendment 38 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries is implementing Amendment 38 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area to implement an allocation of pollock for processing by the inshore and offshore components.
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Effective
01/01/1996

Amendment 23 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Correction to final rule to impose a temporary moratorium on the entry of new vessels into the crab and groundfish fisheries under Federal jurisdiction in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area and groundfish fisheries in the Gulf of Alaska.
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Effective
09/11/1995

Amendment 35 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries implements Amendment 35 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area which prohibits the use of trawl gear in a specified area of the Bering Sea during the pollock non-roe season.
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Effective
08/01/1995

Amendment 31 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 31 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area.
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Published
10/07/1994

Amendment 30 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 30 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands area and Amendment 34 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
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Published
08/24/1994

Amendment 27 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Information regarding Amendment 27 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area, along with other amendments, incorporating the North Pacific Fisheries Research Plan into each FMP.
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Effective
08/15/1994

Amendment 25 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 25 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area eliminates the primary Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limit established for BSAI trawl fisheries.
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Effective
05/20/1994

Amendment 24 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries proposes regulations to implement Amendment 24 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area that would allocate the Pacific cod total allowable catch.
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Effective
01/25/1994

Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands area which establishes an individual fishing quota limited access system in fixed gear fisheries.
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Effective
12/09/1993

Amendment 28 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 28 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management area, which establishes three new management districts in the Aleutian Islands subarea.
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Effective
08/11/1993

Amendment 21 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 21 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area that establishes Pacific halibut bycatch mortality limits.
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Effective
03/17/1993

Amendment 22 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues final rule to establish two trawl test areas in the Gulf of Alaska and one trawl test area in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands where pelagic and bottom trawl fishermen could test their trawl fishing gear.
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Published
01/22/1993
Effective
01/19/1993

Amendment 19 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues final regulations to implement Amendment 19 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area and Amendment 24 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska.
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Effective
09/30/1992

Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries proposes regulations to implement Amendment 22 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska and Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area.
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Published
03/26/1992

Amendment 20 to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 20 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area.
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Effective
01/20/1992

Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 11 through 14

Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 1 through 10, 1987-1991.
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Effective
12/31/1991

Amendment 16a to the FMP for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

Amendment 16a to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area was designed to address management of herring bycatch and other bycatch taken in domestic trawl fisheries.
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Published
07/18/1991
Effective
02/08/1991

Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 1 through 10

Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area Fishery Management Plan Historical Amendments 1 through 10, 1981-1987.
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Effective
12/31/1987

Implementation of the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area

The Secretary of Commerce extends through April 20, 1987, an emergency rule amending regulations implementing the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area (FMP) in effect through January 20, 1987.
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Effective
01/20/1987

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 07/22/2022