This rule sets 2019–2020 catch limits for 7 of the 20 multispecies (groundfish) stocks, implements new or revised rebuilding plans for 5 stocks, revises an accountability measure, and makes other minor changes to groundfish management measures. This action is necessary to respond to updated scientific information and to achieve the goals and objectives of the fishery management plan. The final measures are intended to help prevent overfishing, rebuild overfished stocks, achieve optimum yield, and ensure that management measures are based on the best scientific information available.

Final Rule

190319 Framework 58 EA Formal Submission

Appendix I - SSC Recommendations

Appendix II - Calculation of ACLs

Appendix III - Rebuilding Plan Analysis