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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

Alaska Fisheries Regulations and Notices

Federal Fisheries Regulations


Regulations Order Form: Request a CD or paper copy of the CFR 679 and 680 regulations.

Logbook Order Form for catcher vessels and catcher/processors.

  • 46 CFR 356: AFA Vessel Owner Citizenship Requirements


  • 50 CFR 600: Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions covering Fishery Management Councils, the National Standards, Confidentiality of Statistics, foreign fishing and other general issues




  • Penalty Schedules: NOAA Civil Administrative Penalty, Summary Settlement and Fix-It Notice Schedules

Final and Proposed Rules, Regulatory Amendments and Notices

Regulatory actions and fishery management plan amendments affecting Alaska's groundfish and shellfish fisheries, and/or marine mammals.

Public comments requested on proposed rules, notices and proposed FMP amendments.

Marine Mammal Protections and Observer Program Regulations


Recordkeeping and Reporting (R&R)

Reporting manual for all vessel owners, operators or managers as required by 50 CFR 679.5 and 50 CFR 680.

National Regulations - Search and Comment

  • Federal Digital System: free online access to official Federal Government publications including Code of Federal Regulations, Compilation of Presidential Documents, Congressional Bills, Congressional Documents, Congressional Hearings, Congressional Record, Congressional Reports, Economic Indicators, Federal Register, Public and Private Laws and United States Code
  • Regulations.gov: Find, review, and submit comments on Federal documents that are open for comment.
  • Tips for Submitting Effective Public Comments


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