Other Fisheries Notices – Rock Sole

2016-04-26T14:30:47+00:00 April 26, 2016|
A juvenile yellowfin sole, Limanda aspera. (Credit: NOAA)

(Click to enlarge) A juvenile yellowfin sole, Limanda aspera. (Credit: NOAA)

The National Marine Fisheries Service is exchanging unused rock sole Community Development Quota (CDQ) for yellowfin sole CDQ acceptable biological catch (ABC) reserves in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. This action is necessary to allow the 2016 total allowable catch of rock sole, and yellowfin sole in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area to be harvested.

For more information, click here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/04/12/2016-08419/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-exchange-of-flatfish-in-the-bering-sea-and