Federal Register Notices

2014
12/30/2014 79FR77998: Final 12-month finding on petition to list pinto abalone under the Endangered Species Act.
12/30/2014 79FR78400: Notice of 2015 cost recovery fee percentages and mothership pricing
12/29/2014 79FR77919: Final Rule--List of Fisheries (2015) as required by the MMPA, effective January 28, 2015
12/23/2014 79FR76914: NOAA Fisheries updates the list of authorized fisheries and gear off the West Coast, effective January 22, 2015
12/18/2014 79 FR 75449 Fisheries Off West Coast States; West Coast Salmon Fisheries: Amendment 18 to the Salmon Fishery Management Plan
12/17/2014 79FR75130: Proposed information collection for West Coast Region fishing gear identification; public comment period closes February 17, 2015
12/17/2014 79FR75129: Proposed information collection for West Coast Region vessel identification; public comment period ends February 17, 2015
12/17/2014 79FR75070: Addressing two issues prior to January 1, 2015 to prevent interruption of ongoing fisheries and allow harvest of available groundfish given a delay in final implementation of the 2015-2016 biennial harvest specifications and management measures, effective December 17, 2014
12/02/2014 79FR71340: Changes to chafing gear regulations in the groundfish trawl fisheries, effective January 1, 2015
11/26/2014 79FR70497: Announcing availability of Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 24; public comment period closes January 26, 2015
11/20/2014 79 FR 69060: Completion of the transfer of darkblotched rockfish to the catcher/processor sector of the Pacific whiting fishery, effective November 20, 2014
11/13/2014 79fr68042: Final Rule - Designation of Critical Habitat for the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Distinct Population Segments of Yelloweye Rockfish, Canary Rockfish and Bocaccio
11/12/2014 79FR67095: NOAA Fisheries transfers darkblotched rockfish to the catcher/processor sector of the Pacific whiting fishery, effective November 12, 2014
11/07/2014 79 FR 66313 Fraser River.pdf
10/24/2014 79FR63622: Notice of availabitily of a draft Environmental Impacts Statement analyzing impacts of Pacific coast groundfish harvest specifications and management measures for 2015-2016 and beyond; public comment period closes December 8, 2014
10/10/2014 79FR61272: Proposed rule to revise Pacific coast groundfish regulations for the start of 2015 fisheries; public comment period closes November 10, 2014
09/18/2014 79FR56017: International Fisheries; Pacific Tuna Fisheries; Fishing Restrictions in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Whale Shark Conservation Measures
09/17/2014 79FR43465: Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability (including Puget Sound hatcheries draft EIS)
09/17/2014 79FR54707: Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability (including Mitchell Act Final EIS)
09/17/2014 79FR53631: International Fisheries; Pacific Tuna Fisheries; 2014 Commercial Fishing for Pacific Bluefin Tuna Closed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
09/09/2014 79FR53401: NOAA Fisheries proposes a seabird avoidance program in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery; public comment period closes October 9, 2014
08/28/2014 79FR50589: NOAA Fisheries published the proposed List of Fisheries for 2015, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act; public comments due September 24, 2014
08/25/2014 79FR50626: Modification of permit: Taking of threatened or endangered marine mammals incidental to commercial fishing
08/07/2014 79FR46214: NOAA Fisheries proposes to update the list of authorized fisheries and gear (e.g. List of Fisheries) in the MSA; public comment period closes September 8, 2014
08/05/2014 79FR45426: Elwha Salmon & Steelhead hatcheries Proposed Evaluation and Pending Determination
07/25/2014 79FR43272: NOAA Fisheries announces inseason adjustments to the sablefish trip limits in the limited entry fixed gear and open access fisheries, effective July 25, 2014
07/25/2014 79FR43268: Closes the Pacific loggerhead conservation area, prohibiting fishing with large mesh drift gillnet gear off the coast of southern California east of 120° West meridian through August 31, 2014.
07/22/2014 79FR42504: Final Recovery Plan for Sacramento River Winter Chinook, and California Central Valley Spring Chinook and Steelhead
07/17/2014 79FR3783: Harvest management strategy for Sacramento River Winter Chinook
07/14/2014 79fr40718: Determination of Observer Programs as Qualified and Authorized by the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries
07/11/2014 79fr40004: Endangered and Threatened Species: Designation of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Upper Columbia River Spring-run Chinook
06/20/2014 79fr35318: Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment Elwha Salmon & Steelhead hatcheries
06/16/2014 79FR34272: Amendment 18 to the Pacific Coast Salmon FMP open for comments
06/09/2014 79FR32903: Whale Shark protections during Tuna Fishing
05/16/2014 79FR28455: Correction to the 2013-2014 Pacific coast groundfish fishery harvest specifications and management measures, effective May 16, 2014
05/13/2014 79FR27198: Final rule for the 2014 Pacific whiting fishery, including harvest levels and allocations; effective May 13, 2014
05/13/2014 79FR27196: Correction to the final rule announcing changes to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl Rockfish Conservation Area boundaries; effective May 13, 2014
05/12/2014 79FR19487: Final rule to prohibit purse seine vessels from fishing tuna for a period of 62 days in each fishing year for 2014, 2015, and 2016; effective May 9, 2014
05/06/2014 79FR20802: Final Rule to Revise the Code of Federal Regulations for Species Under the Jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service
05/01/2014 79FR17071: West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries Inseason Actions 1, 2, and 3
05/01/2014 79FR24580: 2013 Salmon Fishing Regulations
04/25/2014 79FR22933: NOAA accepted a petition and will consider whether revising critical habitat for Southern Resident killer whales is warranted
04/17/2014 79FR21639: NOAA Fisheries announces change to the Pacific coast groundfish trawl Rockfish Conservation Area boundaries; effective April 17, 2014
04/09/2014 79FR19498: NOAA Fisheries announces inseason adjustments to the incidental Pacific halibut retention regulations for vessels fishing in the sablefish primary fishery, effective at noon on April 8, 2014
04/04/2014 79FR18876: Correction to the proposed rule for changes to chafing gear regulations for midwater trawl gear
04/04/2014 79FR18827: 2014 Final Catch Sharing Plan for Pacific halibut fisheries
03/19/2014 79FR15296: NOAA Fisheries proposes changes to chafing gear regulations for midwater trawl gear; public comment period closes April 18, 2014
03/16/2014 79 FR 28452: Final Rule--Pacific bluefin tuna management measures
03/12/2014 79FR13906: NOAA announces, on behalf of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, the 2014 annual management measures, effective March 7, 2014
03/05/2014 79FR12412: NOAA Fisheries is issuing a correction to the November 15, 2013 final rule, effective immediately
02/28/2014 79FR11385: Proposed rule for the 2014 Pacific whiting fishery, including harvest levels and allocations; public comment period closes March 31, 2014
02/27/2014 79FR10101: Criteria to Assist the Assistant Administrator in Determining if an Observer Program is Qualified and Authorized. Comments requested by March 26, 2014.
02/19/2014 79FR9592: Proposed rule to revise Pacific coast groundfish regulations pertaining to certified catch monitors and certified observers required for vessels in various sectors of commercial groundfish fisheries; public comment period closes March 21, 2014
02/06/2014 79FR7156: NOAA Fisheries proposes to approve changes to the Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan for Area 2A off WA, OR, and CA
01/27/2014 79FR4313: NOAA announces 12-month finding on petition to include killer whale, Lolita, in ESA listing of Southern Resident killer whales