Fisheries Of The EEZ Off Alaska: 2016 And 2017 Harvest Specifications For Groundfish

2015-12-09T12:24:48+00:00 December 9, 2015|
Pacific Halibut. (Credit: Ocean Network Canada/Flickr)

(Click to enlarge) Pacific Halibut. (Credit: Ocean Network Canada/Flickr)

(From the Federal register)

Gulf of Alaska

NMFS proposes 2016 and 2017 harvest specifications, apportionments, and Pacific halibut prohibited species catch limits for the groundfish fishery of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2016 and 2017 fishing years and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the GOA in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/12/09/2015-31002/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-gulf-of-alaska-2016-and-2017-harvest

 

Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands

NMFS proposes 2016 and 2017 harvest specifications, apportionments, and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fisheries of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) management area. This action is necessary to establish harvest limits for groundfish during the 2016 and 2017 fishing years, and to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. The intended effect of this action is to conserve and manage the groundfish resources in the BSAI in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/12/09/2015-31003/fisheries-of-the-exclusive-economic-zone-off-alaska-bering-sea-and-aleutian-islands-2016-and-2017