Recent Groundfish Public Notices & Trip Limits

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The public notices below announce changes in groundfish regulations. For more detailed information on these changes see the Federal Register. You may also contact Frank Lockhart at 206-526-6140, in Seattle, Washington.


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Recent Public Notices
06/12/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-16: 2019 Commercial Pacific Halibut Fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California
06/10/2019 NMFS-SEA-2019: Notice of Availability for Groundfish Fishery Management Plan Amendment 28
06/07/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-14: Request for Industry Cooperation To Avoid Shortbelly Rockfish in the Trawl Fishery
06/03/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-13: Groundfish Inseason Adjustments to Commercial and Recreational Fisheries-Effective June 4, 2019
05/10/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-12: Pacific Whiting Fishery Harvest Specifications Tribal Allocation and Reapportionment Provision Final Rule
04/29/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-11: 2019 Commercial and Recreational Pacific Halibut Fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California
04/25/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-10: Joint Management Committee (JMC) Meeting- Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE) Workshop
04/16/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-09: Excessive Allocation of 2019 Shorebased Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) for Minor Slope Rockfish South of 40°10' N
03/15/2019 NOAA-NMFS-SEA-19-08: Proposed Rule, 2019 Tribal Pacific Whiting Allocation and ESA Requirement to consider Chinook Salmon before reapportioning whiting; Comments must be received by April 1
03/14/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-07: Proposed rule to approve changes to the Pacific halibut Catch Sharing Plan for 2019; public comments must be received by March 29, 2019
03/13/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-06: Federal Trawl Logbook Information Collection Opportunity to Comment
02/26/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-05: Trawl Gear EFP Public Enrollment Notice
02/25/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-04: Pacific Whiting Treaty Joint Management Committee Meeting Notice - Meeting to Recommend 2019 Total Allowable Catch
02/25/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-03: Groundfish Trawl Logbook
02/07/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-02: Pacific Whiting Treaty JMC Teleconference Meeting Notice
02/01/2019 NMFS-SEA-19-01: United States and Canada Pacific Hake/ Whiting Agreement Scientific Review Group Meeting
12/21/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-26: End of 2018/Start of 2019 Groundfish Notice
12/12/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-25: Final Rule for 2019–2020 Pacific Coast Groundfish Harvest Specifications and Management Measures
12/03/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-24: Final Rule for Trawl Gear Changes
11/30/2018 NMFS-SEA-18-23 Pacific Whiting Treaty JMC Teleconference Notice