Council Drops Preliminary 2019 GOA Pollock TAC by One-Third, Cod Down by 5%
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - October 9, 2018
Proposed catch limits for Gulf of Alaska species, adopted by the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council last week, show a significant drop for pollock in the Western and Central Gulf of Alaska next year.
The specifications adopted in October are considered ‘proposed’ because further analyses will be done before the Council Plan Teams will recommend final 2019 and 2020 values for all species. Final specs are adopted for the Gulf and Bering Sea at the December Council meeting ...
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