Council Approves Preliminary Bering Sea Pollock TAC for 2019 and 2020 at Current Levels
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by John Sackton – October 5, 2018
At the current N. Pacific Council meeting taking place in Anchorage, the council has approved the proposed groundfish TACs for 2019 and 2020 as put forth by the Scientific and Statistical Committee, based on the work of the groundfish plan team. The pollock TAC wll increase slightly, with Pacific Cod in the Bering Sea will be reduced further.
The final quotas will be set at the December meeting.
The groundfish survey on both cod and pollock continued to document extensive movement of both species from south to North...
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