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Final Environmental Impact Statement for American Fisheries Act Amendments 61/61/13/8

February 21, 2002

Final Environmental Impact Statement for American Fisheries Act Amendments: Amendment 61 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, Amendment 61 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment 13 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crab, and Amendment 8 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Scallop Fishery off Alaska.

The purpose of this Environmental Impact Statement is to provide decision makers and the public with an evaluation of the environmental and economic effects of the management program that would be implemented under proposed Amendments 61/61/13/8. It also provides an evaluation of the effects of alternative management programs to implement the American Fisheries Act. It is intended that this Environmental Impact Statement serve as the central environmental document for management measures developed by NOAA Fisheries and the Council to implement the provisions of the American Fisheries Act.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/16/2022

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