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Key Steller Sea Lion Management Actions in Alaska 1990-2021

August 02, 2021

Fisheries management actions to provide protection from potential competition for important Steller sea lion prey species in waters adjacent to rookeries and important haulouts in Alaska.

Steller sea lion protection measures are integrated throughout the regulations for the Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone off Alaska at 50 CFR 679. The current Steller Sea Lion Protection Measures in the Alaska Groundfish Fisheries were implemented in 2003 (Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska) and 2015 (Aleutian Islands).

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 08/04/2021

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