Federal Register Notices for West Coast Rockfish

Federal Register notices for yelloweye rockfish, canary rockfish, and bocaccio.

Notice of Availability/Request for Comments (83 FR 45224, 09/06/2018) Notice, request for comments on applications for three exempted fishing permits (EFPs) for gear to selectively harvest underutilized, midwater rockfish species off the Pacific Coast of the U.S.. Public comment period closes October 9, 2018.

Final Rule (83 FR 13428, 03/29/2018) Final Rule to authorize midwater long-leader gear for recreational fishing in waters off the Oregon coast. Effective date April 1, 2018.

Temporary Rule (83 FR 5952, 02/12/2018) Temporary rule to reapportion tribal Pacific whiting and widow rockfish allocations.

Final Rule (83 FR 757, 01/08/2018) Final Rule to Change Pacific Whiting At-Sea Sector Darkblotched Rockfish and Pacific Ocean Perch (POP) Allocations to Set-Asides, Amendment 21-3 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan.

Final Rule (82 FR 55775, 11/24/2017) Widow Rockfish Reallocation in the Individual Fishing Quota Fishery.

Proposed Rule (82 FR 50106, 10/30/2017) Proposed Rule; Amendment 21-3 Change Pacific Whiting At-Sea Sector Darkblotched Rockfish and Pacific Ocean Perch (POP) Allocations to Set-Asides. Comments must be received no later than November 27, 2017.

Final Rule (82 FR 7711, 01/23/2017) Final rule: Removal of Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Canary Rockfish from ESA listing, and updated listings for Yelloweye Rockfish & Bocaccio. Effective March 24, 2017.

Notice of Availability (81 FR 54556, 08/16/2016) NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Yelloweye rockfish and Bocaccio draft recovery plan. Comments due by November 14, 2016.

Proposed Rule (81 FR 43979, 07/06/2016) Proposed Rule for the Removal of the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Distinct Population Segment of Canary Rockfish from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species and the Removal of their Designated Critical Habitat, and to Update and Amend the Listing Descriptions for the Yelloweye Rockfish DPS and Bocaccio DPS.

Proposed Rule (81 FR 42295, 06/29/2016) Proposed Rule to Reallocate Widow Rockfish Quota Shares in the Individual Fishing Quota Fishery.

Final Rule (80 FR 81773, 12/31/2015) Inseason adjustments to commercial Pacific coast fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California. Effective January 1, 2016.

Final Rule (80 FR 67664, 11/03/2015) Redistribution of darkblotched rockfish to the Mothership and Catcher/Processor sectors. Effective October 29, 2015.

Notice of Availability/Request for Comments (80 FR 11398, 03/03/2015) Notice of receipt of an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) application in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery. Public comment period closes March 18, 2015.

Notice of Initiation of 5-Year Review (80 FR 6695, 02/06/2015) NOAA Fisheries announces initiation of 5-year status reviews for 32 listed species of salmon, steelhead, rockfish and eulachon. Comment period ends May 7, 2015.

Final Rule (79 FR 69060, 11/20/2014) Completion of the transfer of darkblotched rockfish to the catcher/processor sector of the Pacific whiting fishery. Effective November 20, 2014.

Final Rule (79 FR 68041, 11/13/2014) Designation of Critical Habitat for the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Distinct Population Segments of Yelloweye Rockfish, Canary Rockfish, and Bocaccio.

Final Rule (79 FR 67095, 11/12/2014) NOAA Fisheries transfers darkblotched rockfish to the catcher/processor sector of the Pacific whiting fishery. Effective November 12, 2014.

Final Rule (79 FR 27196, 05/13/2014) Correction to the final rule announcing changes to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl Rockfish Conservation Area boundaries. Effective May 13, 2014.

Final Rule (79 FR 20802, 04/14/2014) Final Rule to Revise the Code of Federal Regulations for Species Under the Jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Final Rule (79 FR 21639, 04/17/2014) NOAA Fisheries announces change to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl Rockfish Conservation Area boundaries. Effective April 17, 2014.

Final Rule (78 FR 72586, 12/03/2013) NOAA Fisheries announces inseason adjustments to trip limits for sablefish and deeper nearshore rockfish in the commercial non-trawl fisheries. Effective December 3, 2013.

Proposed Rule (78 FR 47635, 08/06/2013) Designation of Critical Habitat for Yelloweye Rockfish, Canary Rockfish and Bocaccio of the Puget Sound Georgia Basin.

Proposed Rule (78 FR 56641, 09/13/2013) NOAA Fisheries proposed changes to Pacific coast groundfish trawl rockfish conservation area boundaries. Request for comments.

Notice (77 FR 67794, 11/14/2012) Applications for six new ESA scientific research permits, one permit modification, and one permit renewal related to listed Pacific salmon and steelhead, eulachon, and Puget Sound/Georgia Basin rockfish. Request for comments.

Notice (77 FR 24466, 04/24/2012) Applications for eight new ESA scientific research permits, four research permit renewals, and three permit modifications related to Pacific salmon, southern distinct population segment of Pacific green sturgeon, and three species of Puget Sound/Georgia Basin rockfish. Request for comments.

Notice (76 FR 71315, 11/17/2011) Applications for 13 new scientific research permits, 12 research permit renewals and one permit modification relating to ESA-listed Pacific salmon, eulachon, green sturgeon and rockfish. Request for comments.

Notice (76 FR 27017, 05/10/2011) Applications for one new ESA scientific research permit and four research permit renewals involving listed eulachon and Puget Sound/Georgia Basin rockfish. Request for comments.

Notice of 90 Day Finding (75 FR 52928, 08/30/2010) Determination that ESA petition to list Georgia Basin China and tiger rockfishes does not present substantial evidence to indicate that petitioned action may be warranted.

Final Rule (75 FR 39178, 07/08/2010) Revision of optimum yield in 2010 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery specifications for darkblotched rockfish, cowcod, and yelloweye rockfish.

Final Rule (75 FR 22276, 04/28/2010)  ESA listings for 3 species of rockfish in Georgia Basin/Puget Sound.

Proposed Rule (74 FR 46714, 09/11/2009) Proposed rule on 2009-2010 biennial specifications and management measures for canary rockfish and petrale sole in Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Request for comments.

Proposed Rule (74 FR 18516, 04/23/2009) Proposal to list three populations of rockfish in Puget Sound and the Strait of Georgia under the ESA.

Notice (73 FR 14195, 03/17/2008) ESA petition to list 5 species of Puget Sound rockfish accepted, 3/17/2008.

Notice (72 FR 56986, 10/05/2007) ESA petition to list 5 species of Puget Sound rockfish declined.

Notice (72 FR 2863, 01/23/2007) Determination on ESA petition to list Puget Sound copper and quillback rockfish.

Temporary Rule (71 FR 48824, 08/22/2006) Extension of temporary rule that establishes 2006 optimum yield for darkblotched rockfish in Pacific Coast groundfish fishery.

Final Rule (71 FR 8489, 02/17/2006) Final rule revising management measures in Pacific Coast Groundfish commercial and recreational fisheries for Mar.-Dec. 2006 and reducing 2006 Darkblotched Rockfish OY.

Final Rule/Correction (69 FR 61157, 10/15/2004) Correction to final rule to implement Amendment 16-3 to Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP; bocaccio, cowcod, widow rockfish, and yelloweye rockfish rebuilding plans.

Final Rule (69 FR 57874, 09/28/2004) Final rule to implement Amendment 16-3 to Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP; bocaccio, cowcod, widow, and yelloweye rockfish rebuilding plans.

Proposed Rule (69 FR 40851, 07/07/2004) Proposed rule to implement Amendment 16-3 to Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP; bocaccio, cowcod, widow, and yelloweye rockfish rebuilding plans. Request for comments.

Notice of Availability (69 FR 34116, 06/18/2004) Availability of Amendment 16-3 to Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP; bocaccio, cowcod, widow, and yelloweye rockfish rebuilding plans.

Final Rule (69 FR 19347, 04/13/2004) Final rule to implement Amendment 16-2 to Pacific Coast Groundfish FMP; lingcod, canary rockfish, darkblotched rockfish, Pacific ocean perch rebuilding plans.

Proposed Rule (68 FR 67998, 12/05/2003) Proposed rule to implement Amendment 16-2 to Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan, to include overfished species rebuilding plans for lingcod, canary rockfish, darkblotched rockfish, and Pacific ocean perch. Request for comments.

Inseason Adjustment (68 FR 66352, 11/26/2003) Inseason adjustments to trip limits and trawl rockfish conservation area boundaries. Request for comments.

Notice of Availability (68 FR 63053, 11/07/2003) Availability of Amendment 16-2 to Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan, to include overfished species rebuilding plans for lingcod, canary rockfish, darkblotched rockfish, and Pacific ocean perch. Request for comments.

Inseason Adjustment (68 FR 60865, 10/24/2003) Inseason adjustments to trip limits and trawl rockfish conservation area boundaries in Pacific Coast groundfish fishery. Request for comments.

Inseason Adjustment (68 FR 40187, 07/07/2003) Inseason adjustments to trip limits and trawl rockfish conservation area boundaries in Pacific Coast groundfish fishery. Request for comments.

Inseason Adjustment (68 FR 32680, 06/02/2003) Inseason adjustments to trawl rockfish conservation area boundaries. Request for comments.

Notice (67 FR 17354, 04/10/2002) Application for exempted fishing permit (yellowtail rockfish) in Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery. Request for comments.

Proposed Rule (67 FR 1555, 01/11/2002) Proposal to implement 2002 Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery specifications and management measures. Request for comments.

Notice (66 FR 17659, 04/03/2001) ESA "not warranted" findings for several populations of Puget Sound marine fishes.

Proposed Rule (64 FR 33037, 06/21/1999) ESA petition to list 18 species of marine fish in Puget Sound. Request for comments.

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on September 25, 2019