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Analysis of the Final Rule to Prohibit the Use of Hired Masters for Sablefish Catcher Vessel Quota Shares Received by Transfer after February 12, 2010 : Consistency of the Final Rule With National Standards 9 and 10 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
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    This analysis was prepared in response to a January 13, 2016, order from the United States District Court, Western District of Washington, regarding a 2014 final rule issued by NMFS (Fairweather Fish, Inc. et al. vs. Pritzker et al., Case No. 3:14-cv-05685-BHS). NMFS published the final rule (Final Rule) to prohibit initial Quota recipients from using a hired master to harvest Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) derived from sablefish catcher vessel Quota received by transfer after February 12, 2010 (NMFS 2014). The Final Rule is intended to promote a fishery management objective identified by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council). The Council recommended the Final Rule to maintain progress toward predominantly owneronboard halibut and sablefish fisheries.
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