Tag: NMFS

Peltola: National Standards for NMFS need overhaul

Rep. Mary Peltola, D-Alaska, is calling for the overhaul of National Standards of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to make the entire system...

Rachel Baker named ADF&G deputy commissioner

A federal fisheries manager who has spent the past 15 experience working on state and federal seafood issues will join the Alaska Department of...

Comment sought on observer program insurance requirements

National Marine Fisheries Service is seeking public comment through Sept. 14 to support an initiative to reform and streamline observer program insurance requirements.Goals of...

Temporary closure for trawl gear in GOA EEZ

Federal fisheries officials have issued a temporary closure to vessels using trawl gear for directed fishing of species that comprise the deep water species...

Pacific halibut fishery begins March 11

Commercial fishing for Pacific cod opens on March 11 for the 31.4 million pound halibut catch recommended in January by the International Pacific Halibut...

NMFS prohibits P-cod pot gear in Western Gulf

National Marine Fisheries Service has issued a temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific cod by vessels using pot gear in the western regulatory...

Temporary Pollock closure in GOA Area 610

National Marine Fisheries Service has issued a temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for Pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska for...

PWS P-cod seasons close Dec. 31

State fisheries officials will close the Prince William Sound Area parallel Pacific cod seasons for pot and jig gear at midnight Dec. 31, with...

Betsy Baker joins NPRB in November

New leadership is coming to the North Pacific Research Board in Anchorage on Nov. 21, when international lawyer Betsy Baker signs in as executive...
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