Skip to main content
Unsupported Browser Detected

Internet Explorer lacks support for the features of this website. For the best experience, please use a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

IB 21-57: NMFS Reallocates Pacific Cod from Trawl Catcher Vessels to Trawl Catcher/Processors in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska

December 22, 2021 - 1:30 p.m.

Notice of a fishery management action

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is reallocating the projected unused amount of Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) from catcher vessels (CV) using trawl gear to catcher/processors (CPs) using trawl gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA), according to Robert D. Mecum, Acting Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS.

 

The following table summarizes the reallocation in metric tons:

PACIFIC COD

CURRENT SHARE

THIS ACTION

REVISED SHARE

CVs Using Trawl Gear

3,826

- 435

3,391

CPs Using Trawl Gear

  426

+ 435

  861

 

This action is necessary to allow the 2021 total allowable catch of Pacific cod to be harvested and is issued pursuant to 50 CFR 679.20(a)(12)(ii)(B). This action does not imply any change in the status of the fisheries.

 

This information bulletin only provides notice of a fishery management action. For the purposes of complying with the requirements of this action, you are advised to see the actual text of the action in the Federal Register.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on December 22, 2021