FR Notice – Determination of Overfishing or an Overfished Condition (May 6, 2020)
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
This action serves as a notice that NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), has found that Saint Matthew Island blue king crab is still overfished, the American Samoa Bottomfish Multi-species Complex is now subject to overfishing and now overfished, and the Guam Bottomfish Multi-species Complex is now overfished. NMFS, on behalf of the Secretary, notifies the appropriate regional fishery management council (Council) whenever it determines that overfishing is occurring, a stock is in an overfished condition, or a stock is approaching an overfished condition.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Regina Spallone, (301) 427-8568.
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