Notices and Rules
NOAA Fisheries’ Withdrawal of its SIMP Proposed Rule and Announcement of a Comprehensive Review of the Program
NOAA to Withdraw Proposed Rule on the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP); Will Conduct Broad Program Review
2024 tilefish specifications
Quota Transfer and Adjustment: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category (Commercial) Fishery
This action closes the White Hake Trimester Total Allowable Catch Area to Northeast multispecies common pool vessels fishing with trawl gear, sink gillnet gear, and longline/hook gear, except Handgear A and Handgear B vessels, through December 31, 2023.
Amendment 56: Modifications to Catch Limits, Sector Allocation, and Recreational Fishing Seasons for Gulf of Mexico Gag
This amendment is intended to end overfishing of the Gulf of Mexico gag. The most recent update to Gulf gag stock assessment (SEDAR 72, 2022) estimated that gag is overfished and is undergoing overfishing as of 2019.
Monitoring Requirements for Pot Catcher/Processors Participating in Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Groundfish Fisheries
Pot Catcher/Processor monitoring requirements for participating in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands groundfish fishery
Herring catch in Area 1A limited to 2,000 lb per trip/day. Effective 00:01 hr local time on November 8, 2023
Submit Nominations for the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) submitted Amendment 18 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Scallop Fishery off Alaska (Scallop FMP) to the Secretary of Commerce for review.
Comprehensive Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment: Revisions to the ABC Control Rule and specifications for carry-overs and phase
Comprehensive Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) Control Rule Amendment: Revisions to the ABC Control Rule and specifications for carry-overs and phase-ins