Fishery management plan and amendments

The Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (FMP) describes how the Council develops decisions for management of the groundfish fishery. Scroll down to view FMP and regulatory amendments.

Fishery management plan

The current Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan (December 2019)

FMP appendices

Appendix B: Pacific Coast Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat

Appendix C: The Effects of Fishing on West Coast Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat and Current Conservation Measures

Appendix D: Nonfishing Effects on West Coast Groundfish Essential Fish Habitat and Recommended Conservation MeasuresAppendix E: Description of Trawl Rationalization (Catch Shares) Program (June 2017)Appendix F: Overfished Species Rebuilding Plans (November 2018)

FMP and regulatory amendments

Council actions in development

Implemented Council actions