Repeal certain laws providing for the protection of sea lions in Alaska waters. by United States. Congress. House

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Other titlesRepeal laws providing for protection of sea lions in Alaska waters
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine, Radio, and Fisheries
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Pagination7 p.
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NMFS proposes to implement Steller sea lion protection measures to insure that groundfish fisheries in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) off Alaska are not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of the western distinct population segment (WDPS) of Steller sea lions.

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The biological opinion notes that in order to maximize protection of Steller sea lion pups and juveniles, at least 50 percent of critical habitat should be closed to pollock, Pacific cod, and Atka mackerel fishing and that closed areas must provide for the statistical design of a monitoring program that will evaluate the effectiveness of protection measures.

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The Steller sea lion protection measures final rule incorrectly specified the closed areas around Uliaga and Kagamil haulouts.

This current action is intended to provide for orderly implementation of Steller sea lion protection measures and is necessary to manage the groundfish fisheries off Alaska in a manner that continues to provide protection to Steller sea lions and their critical habitat in accordance with the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act.

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