Environmental Assessment of an Emergency Interim Rule that Implements 1992 Bycatch Management Measures in the Alaska Groundfish Fisheries

January 01, 1992

Environmental Assessment of prohibited species bycatch management measures

This environmental assessment summarizes potential impacts of an emergency rule implementation of certain prohibited species bycatch management measures that have been proposed for the Alaska groundfish fisheries under 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. This environmental assessment summarizes and incorporates by reference the draft environmental assessment/regulatory impact review/initial regulatory flexibility analysis that has been prepared for Amendment 19 and 24 (attached).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 12/05/2018

Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Analyses Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Groundfish Analyses Bycatch