National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration March 11, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Possession and Trip Limit Increases for the Common Pool Fishery
Document Number: 2021-05110
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This action increases the possession and trip limits of Georges Bank cod, Gulf of Maine cod, Gulf of Maine haddock, Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic winter flounder, American plaice, and witch flounder for Northeast multispecies common pool vessels for the remainder of the 2020 fishing year. This action will provide the common pool fishery greater opportunity to harvest, but not exceed, the annual quotas for these stocks.
Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial and Recreational Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #8 Through #15
Document Number: 2021-05076
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-03-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces eight inseason actions in the 2020 ocean salmon fisheries. These inseason actions modified the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada border to the Oregon/California border.