National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration October 30, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Seafood Fraud Action Plan
Document Number: 2015-27780
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The National Ocean Council Committee on IUU Fishing and Seafood Fraud (NOC Committee) has finalized principles for determining seafood species at risk of IUU fishing and seafood fraud (at-risk species) and a list of at-risk species developed using the principles.
Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Exchange of Flatfish in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
Document Number: 2015-27694
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-10-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS is exchanging unused Community Development Quota (CDQ) for CDQ acceptable biological catch (ABC) reserves. This action is necessary to allow the 2015 total allowable catch of rock sole and yellowfin sole in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area to be harvested.