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Loggerhead Interactions in the Hawaii Shallow-set Pelagic Longline Fishery

This final rule revises from 34 to 17 the annual number of allowable incidental interactions that may occur between the Hawaii shallow-set pelagic longline fishery and North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles, in compliance with an...
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Effective
01/01/2019

Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program

NOAA issues a final rule that modifies regulations governing the Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program. This rule includes three actions. The first action allows Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) groups to lease (to receive...
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Effective
11/19/2018

Amendment 116 to the FMP for Groundfish of the BSAI

NMFS issues regulations to implement Amendment 116 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (FMP). Amendment 116 and this final rule limit access to the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Trawl...
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Effective
11/05/2018

Authorization of the Formation of a Recreational Quota Entity to Participate in the Pacific Halbut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Program in Areas...

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations that authorize formation of a recreational quota entity (RQE) that could participate in the Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Program in International Pacific Halibut Commission Regulatory Areas 2C and...
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Effective
10/22/2018

Framework Adjustment 12 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan

NOAA Fisheries proposes to approve and implement measures included in Framework Adjustment 12 to the Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish Fishery Management Plan that would allow the possession of Atlantic mackerel after 100 percent of the domestic...
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Published
10/04/2018

Exchanging Allocations of Amendment 80 Cooperative Quota

NOAA Fisheries is exchanging allocations of Amendment 80 cooperative quota (CQ) for Amendment 80 acceptable biological catch (ABC) reserves and Community Development Quota (CDQ) reserves in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action...
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Effective
10/04/2018

Scup Fishery; Adjustment to the 2018 Winter II Quota

NOAA Fisheries adjusts the 2018 Winter II commercial scup quota and per-trip federal landing limit. This action is intended to comply with Framework Adjustment 3 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan that established the...
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Effective
10/01/2018

Northeast Skate Complex; Framework Adjustment 5 and 2018-2019 Specifications

NOAA Fisheries approves regulations to implement Northeast Skate Complex Fishery Management Plan Framework Adjustment 5 management measures and 2018-2019 specifications for the skate fishery. The action is necessary to establish skate specifications to...
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Effective
09/28/2018

Proposed Information Collection for U.S. Territorial Catch and Fishing Effort Limits

The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required...
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Comments Close
11/19/2018

Temporary Closure of the U.S. Purse Seine Fishery on the High Seas

NOAA Fisheries announces the closure of the U.S. purse seine fishery on the high seas in the area of application of the Convention on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Convention Area)....
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Effective
09/18/2018