National Marine Fisheries Service has released the draft Biological Opinion on the Groundfish fisheries under the Fishery Management Plan for the Being Sea and the Aleutian Island Management Area.
The BiOp and related documents may be downloaded from NMFS website.
The deadline for comments has been extended to September 3, 2010.
Comments may be submitted to: Jim Balsiger, Regional Administrator, Alaska Region, NMFS, Attn: Ellen Sebastian
The National Marine Fisheries Service has reopened the comment period on the 5-year Status Review of the Eastern Population of Steller sea lions.
See the section on our News page for more information.