National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration April 5, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2012-8224
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) has cancelled the public meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) that was scheduled for Monday, April 16, 2012 beginning at 8 a.m. in Providence, RI.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Catcher Vessels Using Hook-and-Line Gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
Document Number: 2012-8222
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by catcher vessels (CVs) using hook-and-line gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). This action is necessary to prevent exceeding the A season allowance of the 2012 Pacific cod total allowable catch apportioned to CVs using hook-and-line gear in the Western Regulatory Area of the GOA.