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Proposed Rule to Implement 2021-2026 Specs for the Atlantic Surfclam and Ocean Quahog Fisheries

This action would set the commercial harvest quotas for Atlantic surfclams and ocean quahogs for the 2021 through 2026 fishing years based on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s recommendation. The proposed quotas, which have remained…
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03/04/2021

Skykomish Summer Steelhead Hatchery Program and Sunset Falls Trap and Haul Program

NOAA Fisheries is announcing the availability for public review and comment of a draft environmental assessment (EA) for the proposal to issue one Endangered Species Act (ESA) section 4(d) determination for a summer steelhead hatchery operation and one…
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03/08/2021

2020 Draft Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports

NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the 2020 draft marine mammal stock assessment reports (SARs) for public comment. The Alaska, Atlantic, and Pacific regional draft marine mammal SARs were reviewed in accordance with the Marine Mammal…
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03/09/2021

Paperwork Reduction Act Renewal, Opportunity for Comment, Vessel Monitoring System

This is a request for a revision and extension of a currently approved information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) implemented a Vessel Monitoring Program in 2004, consistent with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and…
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03/12/2021

Federal Register Notices of Proposed and/or Continuing Information Collections as Required by the Paperwork Reduction Act

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…
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03/15/2021

2021 Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan

NMFS proposes to approve changes to the Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan for the International Pacific Halibut Commission’s regulatory Area 2A off of Washington, Oregon, and California. In addition, NMFS proposes to implement management measures…
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03/15/2021

Mariana Archipelago Bottomfish Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures

This rulemaking proposes to establish annual catch limits (ACL) and annual catch targets (ACT) for bottomfish in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and accountability measures (AM) to correct or mitigate any overages by…
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03/15/2021

2021 Harvest Specifications for Pacific Whiting and 2021 Pacific Whiting Tribal Allocation

NOAA Fisheries is announcing a proposed rule for the 2021 Pacific whiting fishery.  The proposed rule includes the 2021 tribal Pacific whiting allocation of 17.5 percent of the U.S. total allowable catch for 2021. This percentage is applied to the total…
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03/18/2021

Paperwork Reduction Act Renewal for Vessel Marking Requirements, Opportunity for Comment

This is a request for an extension of a currently approved information collection. The success of fisheries management programs depends significantly on regulatory compliance. The vessel identification requirement is essential to facilitate…
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03/23/2021

Paperwork Reduction Act Renewal for Gear Marking Requirements, Opportunity for Comment

This is a request for an extension of a currently approved information collection. The success of fisheries management programs depends significantly on regulatory compliance. The requirements that fishing gear be marked are essential to facilitate…
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03/26/2021