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FR Notice – Rebuilding Plan for Guam Bottomfish (Feb. 18, 2022)

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AGENCY:
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:
Final rule.

SUMMARY:
This final rule implements a rebuilding plan that includes annual catch limits (ACL) and accountability measures (AM) for the overfished bottomfish stock complex in Guam. This action is necessary to rebuild the overfished stock consistent with the requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act).

DATES:
The final rule is effective March 21, 2022.

ADDRESSES:
Copies of Amendment 6, including an Environmental Assessment and Regulatory Impact Review, and other supporting documents for this action are available at https://www.regulations.gov/​document/​NOAA-NMFS-2021-0104.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Keith Kamikawa, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, Sustainable Fisheries, 808-725-5177.

Click here for complete FR Notice.

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