National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration March 17, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Scup Fishery; Reduction of Winter I Commercial Possession Limit
Document Number: E9-5749
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces the reduction of the scup coastwide commercial possession limit from Maine through North Carolina for the Winter I period. Regulations governing the scup fishery require publication of this notification to advise the coastal states from Maine through North Carolina that 80 percent of the commercial quota allocated to the Winter I period is projected to be harvested and to announce that the possession limit for a Federal vessel permit holder is reduced.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: E9-5713
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the B season allowance of the 2009 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock for Statistical Area 610 in the GOA.