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Analysis and Regulatory Development for Revisions to the American Fisheries Act and Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota Catch Shares Programs in the Federal Fisheries Off Alaska

Deadline for written questions: 12.13.2017
Deadline for submissions: 12.29.2017

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) seeks a contractor to provide technical and analytical support necessary for NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Region, to manage catch share programs in the federal fisheries off Alaska.

This project has three tasks:

1. Preparation of analytical documents to support fishery management plan and/or regulatory amendments to the American Fisheries Act (AFA) and Halibut and Sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) catch share programs identified following recent program reviews.

2. Assistance with preparation of the proposed and final rule documents for regulations to revise the AFA and IFQ Programs that arise from task 1.

3. Preparation of analytical documents for additional revisions to the AFA and IFQ Programs that develop as a result of tasks 1 and 2 or are prioritized by NMFS in the future.

Posted: 11.30.2017

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