2017 Annual Deployment Plan for Observers in the Groundfish and Halibut Fisheries off Alaska

December 06, 2016

The 2017 Annual Deployment Plan documents how NOAA Fisheries intends to assign fishery observers to vessels fishing in the North Pacific during the calendar year 2017. 

The 2017 Annual Deployment Plan (ADP) documents how the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) intends to assign at-sea and shoreside observers to vessels and processing plants engaged in fishing operations in the North Pacific under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI FMP), the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA FMP), and the Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1982.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 03/19/2019

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