Federal Register Notices

2015
12/31/2015 80FR81773: Inseason adjustments to commercial Pacific coast fisheries off Washington, Oregon, and California, effective January 1, 2016
12/31/2015 80FR81808: Notice of 2016 Pacific coast groundfish cost recovery fee percentages and mothership pricing
12/28/2015 80FR80741: Proposed Rule; Pacific tuna fishing restrictions for the area of overlap between the IATTC and Western/Central Pacific Fisheries Commission areas
12/17/2015 80FR78719: Extension of the comments period for the Proposed ESA Recovery Plan for Snake River Fall Chinook. Comments close February 5, 2016.
12/14/2015 80FR77267: Clarifying regulatory requirements for vessels using midwater trawl gear in the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Shorebased IFQ Program, effective January 13, 2016
12/11/2015 80FR76924: Notice of availability of Comprehensive Ecosystem-Based Amendment 1, comment period closes February 9, 2016
12/01/2015 80FR75066: Draft ESA Coastal Multispecies Recovery Plan for California Coastal Chinook salmon – public comment period has been extended to January 18, 2016.
11/18/2015 80FR72047: Application for proposed Safe Harbor Agreement between Dry Creek Valley and NMFS to promote the survival and recovery of species listed under the ESA. Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. December 18, 2015.
11/18/2015 80FR71975: Seabird Avoidance Program for the Pacific coast groundfish fishery, effective December 18, 2015
11/16/2015 80FR70206: EPA comments on NOAA’s Proposed 4(d) determination under Limit 6 for 5 early Winter Steelhead Hatchery programs in Puget Sound. Comment period ends December 28, 2015.
11/13/2015 80FR70187: Call for nominations to the Advisory Panel under the Pacific Whiting Treaty; nominations must be received by December 18, 2015
11/09/2015 80FR69138: Procedures for how divestiture and revocation of excess quota share will occur in the Pacific coast groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program, beginning in November 2015
11/03/2015 80FR67664: Redistribution of darkblotched rockfish to the Mothership and Catcher/Processor sectors, effective October 29, 2015
10/14/2015 80FR61765: Correcting amendment for recreational season dates for California scorpionfish
10/13/2015 80FR61318: Inseason adjustments to commercial Pacific coast groundfish fisheries off Washington, Oregon and California, including closure of the limited entry fixed gear and open access sablefish daily trip limit fisheries north of 36 degrees North latitude beginning November 1, 2015
10/13/2015 80FR61379: Proposed ESA Recovery Plan for Oregon Coast Coho Salmon is now available for public review and comment. Public comment period closes December 14, 2015.
10/07/2015 80FR60533: Final rule establishing tuna vessel monitoring system in the eastern Pacific Ocean; effective January 1, 2016
09/29/2015 80FR58427: Proposed Rule--List of Fisheries (2016) as required by the MMPA; comment period closes October 29, 2015
09/02/2015 80FR53088: Proposed process for divestiture of excess quota shares in the Pacific Coast groundfish fishery, public comment period closes October 2, 2015
08/27/2015 80FR52015: Proposed changes to midwater trawl requirements in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery; public comment period closes September 28, 2015
08/14/2015 80FR50212: Inseason adjustments to trip limits in the commercial groundfish fisheries, effective August 14, 2015
08/05/2015 80FR46515: 2015 Bigeye Tuna longline fishery closure in the Eastern Pacific Ocean; effective August 12, 2015, through December 31, 2015
08/05/2015 80FR46519:Final Rule to revise prohibited species rgulations for West Coast highly migratory species fisheries; effective August 5, 2015
07/28/2015 80FR44887: Final Rule; Recreational fishing restrictions for Pacific bluefin tuna, modified daily bag limits and new at-sea filleting requirements
07/22/2015 80FR43336: Fisheries Off West Coast States; Modifications of the West Coast Commercial Salmon Fisheries; Inseason Actions #14 and #15; public comment period closes August 6, 2015
07/16/2015 80FR42087: Notice of a July 29, 2015 meeting regarding management of salmon bycatch in Pacific coast groundfish fisheries
07/14/2015 80FR41011: Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS on 5 Puget Sound steelhead programs; comments close August 13, 2015
07/08/2015 80FR38986: Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Commercial Retention Limit, 2015-2016
06/29/2015 80FR36933: Final Rule; annual management measures and harvest specifications for Pacific sardine, effective July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016
06/09/2015 80FR32465: Final Rule--Collection-of-information requirements, U.S. West Coast Drift Gillnet Fishery; June 9, 2015
06/08/2015 80FR32363: Call for nominations to the Advisory Panel and Joint Management Committee of the Pacific Whiting Treaty
06/05/2015 80FR32095: A change in the transceiver units that are approved for use in the Vessel Monitoring System,
06/04/2015 80FR31858: Inseason adjustments to fishery management measures in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery, effective June 1, 2015
05/21/2015 80FR29296: Proposed Rule for Sardine regulations 2015-16; comments close June 15, 2015
05/19/2015 80 FR 28572: Proposed Rule (supplemental); Establishment of Tuna vessel monitoring system in the Eastern Pacific Ocean; comments close June 18, 2015
05/14/2015 80FR27588: Annual harvest specifications and allocations for Pacific whiting for 2015, effective May 14, 2015
04/24/2015 80FR22973: Notice of extension for public review of analyses on 3 early winter steelhead hatchery programs; extended comment period closes May 4, 2015
04/23/2015 80FR22709: NOAA issued an amended permit to authorize the incidental, but not intentional, take of two marine mammals listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act.
04/22/2015 80FR22468: 90-day finding on a petition to delist the Snake River Fall-Run Chinook ESU. Closes June 22, 2015.
04/21/2015 80FR22156: Proposed Rule to modify Pacific bluefin tuna recreational daily bag limits and establish filleting-at-sea requirements, comment period open through May 6, 2015
04/21/2015 80FR22270: Final rule establishing changes to the observer and catch monitor programs, effective May 21, 2015
04/09/2015 80FR19034: Final rule to open the annual midwater trawl fishery, part of the Shorebased IFQ Program, off Washington, Oregon and northern California on May 15, effective May 15, 2015
04/01/2015 80FR17344: Approval of Area 2A Pacific halibut Catch Sharing Plan, effective April 1, 2015
03/26/2015 80FR15984: Notice of availability for public review of analyses on 3 early winter steelhead hatchery programs; comment period closes April 27, 2015
03/26/2015 80FR15986: Notice of Withdrawal of Puget Sound hatcheries draft EIS
03/17/2015 80FR13771: Final rule to implement annual management measures governing the Pacific halibut fishery, effective March 13, 2015
03/11/2015 80FR12806: Availability for public review of draft EA on Sandy hatchery programs; comment period closes May 11, 2015
03/10/2015 80FR12611: Proposed tribal allocation for Pacific whiting in 2015; public comment period closes April 9, 2015
03/10/2015 80FR12567: Final harvest specifications and management measures for Pacific coast groundfish for 2015-2016 and FMP Amendment 24
03/09/2015 80FR12375: Proposed Rule - Pacific Bluefin Tuna 2015-2016 Commercial Fishing Restrictions, comment period Mar 9, 2015-Apr 8, 2015
03/03/2015 80FR11398: Notice of receipt of an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) application in the Pacific coast groundfish fishery; public comment period closes March 18, 2015
02/26/2015 80FR10392: Final Rule California Swordfish Drift Gillnet Fishery, Vessel Monitoring System
02/24/2015 80FR9682: Critical Habitat designation for Southern Resident Killer Whales, 12 month finding
02/20/2015 80FR9260: Three Hatchery & Genetic Management Plans to be considered for salmon and steelhead on the Dungeness River, WA. Comment period closes March 23rd.
02/17/2015 80FR8288: NOAA Fisheries is seeking an extension to an approved information collection for the West Coast Groundfish Trawl Economic Data Collection (0648-0618) under the Paperwork Reduction Act; public comment period closes March 19, 2015
02/17/2015 80FR8280: Proposed rule for changes to the Pacific coast groundfish midwater trawl fishery season dates in the Shorebased IFQ Program; public comment period closes March 19, 2015
02/10/2015 80FR7380: NOAA Fisheries issues final rule including captive killer whale, Lolita, in the endangered species listing for Southern Resident killer whales.
02/10/2015 80FR7390: Announcing the automatic action to reapportion Pacific whiting at the end of 2014, effective October 20, 2014
02/06/2015 80FR6695: NOAA Fisheries announces initiation of 5-year status reviews for 32 listed species of salmon, steelhead, rockfish and eulachon. Comment period ends May 7, 2015
02/03/2015 80FR5719: NOAA Fisheries proposes to approve changes to the Pacific halibut Catch Sharing Plan for Area 2A off WA, OR, and CA
01/16/2015 80FR2414: Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for 2015-2016 Pacific coast groundfish harvest specifications and management measures and Amendment 24
01/06/2015 80FR687: Proposed rule for 2015-2016 Pacific coast groundfish harvest specifications and management measures and FMP Amendment 24; public comment period closes January 26, 2015