NMFS Reminder of the Quota Pound (QP) Transfer Deadline

NMFS Reminder of the Quota Pound (QP) Transfer Deadline  

Shorebased IFQ Program
Quota Pound (QP) Transfer Deadline: All QP in Quota Share (QS) accounts must be transferred to a vessel account by September 1. Any QP remaining in QS accounts will expire on September 1, 2019 at 12:00am. Please note that if the transfer is pending as of the deadline and has not been accepted by the recipient, NMFS will retract the transfer and expire the quota pounds. So please ensure the person you transfer pounds to accepts the transfer by the deadline.  Transfers of QP from a QS account to vessel account are subject to vessel accumulation limits and NMFS’ approval.  Comprehensive regulations for Pacific Coast Groundfish can be found at NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region website.
West Coast Region, NMFS, NOAA
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