National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration September 21, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings
Document Number: E5-5141
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a series of ten workshops to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Specifically, the Council will be soliciting information from fisheries stakeholders on topics relating to the potential incorporation of ecosystem-based approaches in New England fishery management. Recommendations from these workshops will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate.
Pacific Fishery Management Council; Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan Work Sessions Focused on 2006 Pacific Sardine Harvest Guideline and Krill Management Alternatives
Document Number: E5-5140
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Pacific Fishery Management Council's (Council) Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS) and Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will hold separate work sessions, which are open to the public.
Fisheries Off West Coast States and in the Western Pacific; West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Action #8 - Adjustment of the Recreational Fishery from the U.S.-Canada Border to Cape Alava, Washington
Document Number: 05-18854
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces a regulatory modification in the recreational fishery from the U.S.-Canada Border to Cape Alava, WA (Neah Bay Subarea). Effective Tuesday, August 30, 2005, the Neah Bay Subarea was modified to be open seven days per week. All other restrictions remain in effect as announced for 2005 ocean salmon fisheries, and by previous inseason actions. This action was necessary to conform to the 2005 management goals, and the intended effect is to allow the fishery to operate within the seasons and quotas specified in the 2005 annual management measures.
Fisheries Off West Coast States and in the Western Pacific; West Coast Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Action #7 - Closure of the Commercial Salmon Fishery from the U.S.-Canada Border to Cape Falcon, Oregon
Document Number: 05-18853
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the commercial salmon fishery in the area from the U.S.-Canada Border to Cape Falcon, OR, was modified to close at midnight on Tuesday, August 23, 2005. On August 23, 2005, NMFS determined that available catch and effort data indicated that the modified quota of 15,700 Chinook salmon would be reached by midnight. This action was necessary to conform to the 2005 management goals.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Yellowfin Sole in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 05-18850
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is rescinding the prohibition on retention of yellowfin sole in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area (BSAI). This action is necessary to fully use the 2005 total allowable catch of yellowfin sole in the BSAI and to allow vessels to retain yellowfin sole and reduce discards.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Northeast Fisheries Observer Program Fishermen's Comment Card
Document Number: 05-18770
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; International Dolphin Conservation Program
Document Number: 05-18769
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish
Document Number: 05-18752
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice advises the public that a scientific research permit has been issued to the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), and that the decision documents are available upon request.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 620 of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 05-18751
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 620 of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) for 96 hours. This action is necessary to fully use the C season allowance of the 2005 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock specified for Statistical Area 620.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 630 of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 05-18750
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is opening directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 630 of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) for 24 hours. This action is necessary to fully use the C season allowance of the 2005 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock specified for Statistical Area 630.