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Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs Management Plan

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Amendment 1 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues this notice that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council has submitted Amendment I of the Fishery Management Plan for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries and the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands for Secretarial review
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Published
11/30/1990

Amendment 51 to the FMP for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) King and Tanner Crabs, Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska, and

Amendment 51 to the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner Crabs, Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska, and Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Salmon Fisheries in the EEZ Off Alaska to align the FMPs with the way bycatch is currently reported.
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Published
09/17/2021

Amendment 50 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Approval of Amendment 50 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) King and Tanner Crabs (Crab FMP) to add a new rebuilding plan for St. Matthew blue king crab (SMBKC) to the Crab FMP.
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Published
11/09/2020

Amendment 49 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council submitted Amendment 115 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendment 105 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment 49 to the F
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Published
07/05/2018

Amendment 48 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 48 to the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner Crabs and revisions to regulations implementing the American Fisheries Act (AFA) Program and the Crab Rationalization Program that determine limited access privileges held and used by CDQ groups.
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Effective
12/11/2017

Amendment 47 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

BSAI crab FMP Amendment 47 and regulations to exempt eastern bairdi and western bairdi IPQ crab, custom processed through a contractual agreement, from being applied against the IPQ use cap of the processing facility owners.
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Effective
01/19/2017

Amendment 44 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues this final rule to implement Amendment 44 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs and a regulatory amendment that modifies regulations governing the Crab Rationalization Program.
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Effective
02/12/2016

Amendment 45 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries publishes regulations to implement Amendment 45 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 45 establishes, for a limited period of time, a process for NOAA Fisheries to permanently remove
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Effective
06/18/2015

Amendment 46 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 108, 100, and 46 to the respective fishery management plans in correcting vessel length exemptions to the License Limitation Program.
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Published
05/05/2015

Amendment 31 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 31 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations revise the rules governing the acquisition, use, and retention of quota share established f
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Effective
05/01/2015

Amendment 43 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues final rule to implement Amendment 103, closing the Pribilof Islands Habitat Conservation Zone to Pacific cod fishing with pot gear to reduce bycatch and overfishing of blue king crab.
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Effective
01/01/2015

Amendment 42 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 42 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations revise the annual economic data reports currently required of participants in the Crab
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Effective
07/17/2013

Amendment 41 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 41 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations amend the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program (CR) by establishin
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Effective
06/14/2013

Amendment 40 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendment 98 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area; Amendment 90 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska; Amendment 40 to the FMP for Bering S
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Published
11/06/2012

Amendment 30 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations implementing Amendment 30 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 30 amends the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program to modify procedures for pro
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Effective
12/05/2011

Amendment 38 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 38 and 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 38 establishes a mechanism in the FMP to specify annual catch limits and accountability measures for
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Effective
08/02/2011

Amendment 39 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of Amendments 38 and 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 38 establishes a mechanism in the FMP to specify annual catch limits and accountability measures for
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Effective
08/02/2011

Amendment 34 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 34 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 34 amends the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program to exempt additional rec
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Effective
07/20/2011

Amendment 37 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 37 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs.
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Effective
07/20/2011

Amendment 29 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements the Fishery Management Plan for Fish Resources of the Arctic Management Area and Amendment 29 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. The Arctic FMP and
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Effective
12/03/2009

Amendment 28 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations implementing Amendment 28 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations amend the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Crab Rationalization Program to allow post-delivery t
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Effective
09/14/2009

Amendment 33 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 33 amends the FMP for BSAI King and Tanner crabs to allow NOAA Fisheries to reduce the amount of fees collected under the Crab Rationalization Program to the amount needed to finance the Federal loan program for quota share purchase.
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Effective
08/24/2009

Amendment 27 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations to implement Amendment 27 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations amend the Crab Rationalization Program.
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Effective
06/29/2009

Amendment 26 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues regulations implementing Amendment 26 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. These regulations amend the Crab Rationalization Program.
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Effective
07/21/2008

Amendment 25 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues final regulations implementing Amendment 25 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs and a provision of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006 to amend the Crab R
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Effective
06/23/2008

Amendment 24 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 24 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendment 24 specifies a five-tier system for determining the status of the crab stocks managed under the FMP, esta
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Effective
06/06/2008

Amendment 23 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule that implements Amendment 88 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area. This amendment revises the Aleutian Islands Habitat Conservation Area boundary to al
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Effective
03/20/2008

Amendment 21 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 21 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. This action makes changes to the arbitration system in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Rationa
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Effective
08/14/2006

Amendment 12 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 78 and 65 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendments 73 and 65 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment
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Effective
07/28/2006

Amendment 16 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 78 and 65 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendments 73 and 65 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment
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Effective
07/28/2006

Amendment 20 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendment 20 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner crabs. This action amends the Crab Rationalization Program to modify the allocation of harvesting shares and p
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Effective
07/07/2006

Amendment 18 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 18 and 19 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendments 18 and 19 amend the FMP to include the Voluntary Three-Pie Cooperative Program. Cong
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Effective
04/01/2005

Amendment 19 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing Amendments 18 and 19 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. Amendments 18 and 19 amend the FMP to include the Voluntary Three-Pie Cooperative Program. Cong
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Effective
04/01/2005

Amendment 17 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 17 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. This amendment is necessary to implement a rebuilding plan for the overfished stock of Pribilof Island
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Effective
03/18/2004

Amendment 13 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Four fishery management plan amendments to incorporate the provisions of the American Fisheries Act (AFA) into the Alaska fishery management plans and their implementing regulations.
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Effective
01/29/2003

Amendment 14 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 14 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. This amendment contains a rebuilding plan for the overfished stock of Bering Sea snow crab. This action is nece
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Effective
12/28/2000

Amendment 15 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 15 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. This amendment is necessary to implement a plan to rebuild the overfished stock of St. Matthew blue king crab. This
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Effective
11/29/2000

Amendment 11 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 11 to the Fishery Management Plan for Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs. This amendment is necessary to implement a plan to rebuild the overfished stock of Bering Sea Tanner crab (Chionoec
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Effective
06/08/2000

Amendment 7 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces the approval of Amendment 7 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands and Amendment 6 to the FMP for the Scallop Fishery Off Alaska. These amendments revise
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Effective
03/03/1999

Amendment 8 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries announces approval of the following fishery management plan amendments: Amendment 55 to the FMP for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area; Amendment 55 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska; Amendment
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Effective
01/20/1999

Amendment 9 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 59 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area, Amendment 57 to the FMP for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, and Amendment
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Effective
01/19/1999

Amendment 5 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule implementing part of Amendment 39 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, Amendment 41 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, and Am
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Effective
01/01/1999

Amendment 6 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

NOAA Fisheries issues a final rule to implement Amendment 47 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Gulf of Alaska, Amendment 47 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Area, Amendment
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Effective
01/01/1997

Amendment 4 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Correction to final rule to impose a temporary moratorium on the entry of new vessels into the groundfish fisheries under Federal jurisdiction in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area, the crab fisheries under Federal jurisdiction
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Effective
09/11/1995

Amendment 3 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Information regarding Amendment 3 to the FMP for the Commercial King Crab and Tanner Crab Fisheries of the BSAI, along with other amendments, incorporating the North Pacific Fisheries Research Plan into each FMP.
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Effective
08/15/1994

Amendment 2 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs

Amendment 2 to the FMP for the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs and the removal of existing regulations that superseded State of Alaska regulations that established Norton Sound as a superexclusive registration area in the EEZ.
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Effective
06/22/1994

Implementation of the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands King and Tanner Crabs FMP

The Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Commercial King and Tanner Crab Fisheries in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) was approved by the Secretary of Commerce on June 2, 1989. The FMP establishes a State/Federal cooperative management regime that
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Effective
06/02/1989

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 07/23/2021