Co-management Agreement between the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island and the National Marine Fisheries Service
A co-management agreement between the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Aleut (Unangan) Community of St. Paul Island, Alaska.
This Agreement covers the species laaqudan (Unangan) or northern fur seal Callorhinus ursinus, qawan (Unangan) or Steller sea lion Eumetopiasjubatus, and isugin (Unangan) or harbor seal Phoca vitulina, hereafter referred to as laaqudan, qawan, and isugin, respectively. It encompasses St. Paul Island, Alaska and associated interaction areas (Walrus Island, Otter Island, and Sea
Lion Rock). However, specific actions taken or recommendations made pursuant to this Agreement may be limited to certain regions or sub-areas, as deemed appropriate.