New BSAI Pacific Cod Trawl Program Using Industry Co-ops Approved by North Pacific Council
[Correction: The final motion's Element 6 was amended by Cora Campbell, president and CEO of Silver Bay Seafoods, not Nicole Kimball as originally posted. Updated October 18, 2021]
A new management plan for trawl-caught cod in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands was approved by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council earlier this week. It is called the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Pacific Cod Trawl Catcher Vessel (CV) limited access privilege program (LAPP) Cooperative Program, or the PCTC Program.
The plan was triggered ...
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