National Marine Fisheries Service publishes proposed “List of Fisheries” for 2021; requests comments

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) publishes its proposed List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2021, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Comments are due no later than October 21, 2020. Information regarding the LOF may be obtained from the NMFS LOF website. You may also download the Proposed Rule published September 21, 2020.

For further information, please contact the following NMFS Staff member:

  • Jaclyn Taylor, Office of Protected Resources, 301–427–8402
  • Allison Rosner, Greater Atlantic Region, 978–281–9328
  • Jessica Powell, Southeast Region, 727–824– 5312
  • Dan Lawson, West Coast Region, 562–980–3209
  • Suzie Teerlink, Alaska Region, 907– 586–7240
  • Diana Kramer, Pacific Islands Region, 808–725–5167
  • Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the hearing impaired may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays