Notices and Rules
The list below contains information about amendments and rule-making that were effective during 2017 and earlier. For more information, please visit the Caribbean Spiny Lobster FMP page. Amendment 7: Timing of
Implementation of the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska Management Area
Final regulations to implement an amendment to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Gulf of Alaska Groundfish establishing an optimum yield (OY), domestic annual harvest (DAH), and total allowable level of foreign fishing (TALFF).
On May 18, 1979, NOAA Fisheries published interim emergency regulations implementing the approved portion of the Fishery Management Plan for the Alaska Salmon Fishery. Due to an inadvertence, the plan was not published at that time.
These regulations govern foreign fishing activities within the United States fishery conservation zone (FCZ). These regulation are similar in most respects to regulations which governed foreign fishing activities in the FCZ during 1978. Experience gained
Fishery Management Plan for the Trawl Fisheries and Herring Gillnet Fishery of the Eastern Bering Sea and Northeast Pacific
Preliminary Fishery Management Plan for trawl fisheries and herring gillnet fishery of the Eastern Bering Sea and Northeast Pacific. The Secretary of Commerce published a Notice of Determination, Preparation, Issuance, and Implementation of Prel
Preliminary Fishery Management Plan for Trawl Fisheries and a Herring Gillnet Fishery of the Eastern Bering Sea and Northeast Pacific
On February 4, 1977, the Secretary of Commerce through an appropriate delegation of authority to the Associate Administrator for- Marine Resources of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Director of the National Marine Fish
This temporary rule is intended to reduce the likelihood of overfishing, reduce the probability of an annual catch limit overage and subsequent payback for the recreational sector, and reduce the severity of a postseason payback that could possibly preve