Central Gulf of Alaska Small Entity Compliance Guide
The rockfish fisheries managed under this program are conducted in federal waters near Kodiak, Alaska, primarily by trawl vessels, and to a lesser extent by longline vessels. Prior to 2007, the Central Gulf of Alaska, (GOA) rockfish fisheries were managed under the License Limitation Program (LLP).
This Small Entity Compliance Guide satisfies the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 that requires a plain language guide to assist small entities. If you are required to comply with the regulations, you should consult and rely on the actual regulatory text. We cite the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) throughout this document, and provide citations for specific regulations for your reference. These regulations are available online at the CFR (eCFR), which is updated more frequently