National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration September 9, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries Off West Coast States; Notice of Availability for Secretarial Amendment 1 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan
Document Number: 2011-23125
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has prepared Secretarial Amendment 1 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP). Secretarial Amendment 1 would modify the FMP to add an overfished species rebuilding plan for petrale sole and revise existing overfished species rebuilding plans. In addition, Secretarial Amendment 1 would modify the default proxy values for FMSY and BMSY as they apply to the flatfish species, including petrale sole; and the harvest control rule policies. Finally the amendment makes non-substantive changes and updates factual information.