National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration June 26, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Annual Catch Limits; National Standard 1 Guidelines; Meeting Announcements
Document Number: E8-14517
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces three public meetings to solicit comments on the proposed revisions to the guidelines for National Standard 1 (NS1) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by American Fisheries Act Catcher Processors Using Trawl Gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 08-1390
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by American Fisheries Act (AFA) trawl catcher processors in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2008 Pacific cod total allowable catch (TAC) specified for AFA trawl catcher processors in the BSAI.