NMFS Seeks Additional Fishermen for Exempted Fishing Permit Project

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) seeks additional federally licensed limited entry bottom trawl vessels to participate in the ongoing 2017 Monitoring and Minimizing Salmon Bycatch When Targeting Rockfish in the Shorebased Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Fishery Study.

You can find additional information on this EFP, including eligibility requirements, here.

If you are already a participant in the EFP, you do not have to re-enroll.

To learn more or to apply to participate in the project, contact the West Coast Region’s Groundfish Permits Branch at (206) 526-4353 or the Oregon Trawl Commission at (541)-469-7830.