Environmental Assessment/Regulatory Impact Review for Amendment 46 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area

October 17, 1996

Analysis of a FMP amendment to establish allocations, total allowable catch and allowances for Pacific cod in the BSAI

Amendment 46 establishes the following management measures: 1) Allocation of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area Pacific cod total allowable catch 47 percent to vessels using trawl gear, 51 percent to vessels using fixed gear (hook-and-line and pot), and 2 percent to vessels using jig gear; 2) seasonal allowances of the fixed gear allocation of Pacific cod; and 3) procedures for unused portions of one gear's allocation to be reallocated to other gear types.

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

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Groundfish Analyses