National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 6, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pollock in Statistical Area 630 in the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: E9-24074
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 630 in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the 2009 total allowable catch (TAC) of pollock for Statistical Area 630 in the GOA.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Inseason Action to Close the Commercial Sandbar Shark Research Fishery
Document Number: E9-23951
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is closing the commercial sandbar shark research fishery. This action is necessary because NMFS estimated that landings in this fishery have exceeded 80 percent of the available quota.