Final Regulatory Flexibility Analysis for a Proposed Amendment to Regulations for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Plan - Proposed Steller Sea Lion Amendments to Exempt Pacific Cod Vessels Using Pot Gear From Two Haulout Protection Areas
Proposed amendment to GOA regulations for Pacific cod vessels using pot gear in two Steller sea lion haulout areas
This Final Regulatory Flexibility Analysis evaluates a proposed action to permit Pacific cod pot fishing at two Steller sea lion haulouts in the Gulf of Alaska. This FRFA meets the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act at 5 U.S.C. 604(a).