Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions Webpage Updated!

Our Trawl Rationalization Trailing Actions webpage has been updated regarding the “June 2014 Scoping Process, Decision on Adapative Management Program (AMP) Pass-thru and Other Clarifications”. At its March 2014 meeting, the Council adopted for analysis the following AMP alternatives:

  1. No Action Alternative: Beginning in 2015, the QP associated with the QS set-aside for AMP purposes will be distributed in accordance with procedures developed under the AMP provisions adopted under Amendment 20.
  2. Action Alternative 1: The AMP QP allocation procedures will be considered as part of the five year review and the pass-through procedure used since 2011 will be continued
    • Suboption A: through 2017.
    • Suboption B: until the implementation of regulations resulting from the 5‑year review.
  3. Action Alternative 2. The pass-through procedures used since 2011 will be continued until procedures are developed as specified in the AMP provisions of Amendment 20.