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Draft for Council and Public Review Environmental Assessment/Regulatory Impact Review (EA/RIR) For License Limitation Alternatives For The Groundfish & Crab Fisheries In The Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea Aleutian Islands. April 18, 1994. North Pacific Fishery Management Council.


CFEC staff members Kurt Schelle, Ben Muse, and Kurt Iverson helped prepare two sections of RIR for this report. The larger part of the report was prepared by NPFMC and NMFS staff. The report provides analyses of several alternatives for license limitation in the groundfish and halibut fisheries. The sections prepared by CFEC staff were the following: Limited Entry and Effort Control: Issues and Examples Fleet Reduction Programs: Issues and Examples Buy-Back Programs: Issues and Examples Other Fleet Reduction Methods