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IPHC Media Release 2020-012 IPHC Fishery Regulations (2020) – Updated

20 May 2020

SEATTLE – The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) held a Special Session on 20 May 2020 via webinar, resulting in regulatory changes to management measures in the waters of the United States of America.

In accordance with the IPHC Convention[1], the fishery regulations approved by the IPHC will be recommended to the Contracting Parties for implementation according to their domestic law and regulation.    

Please see section 15 and 29 of the IPHC Fishery Regulations (2020) (20 May 2020) for these updates:

Please note, current IPHC Fishery Regulations supersede all previous regulations of the Commission, and shall be effective each succeeding year until superseded.

For further information please contact the IPHC Secretariat at or 206.634.1838.

IPHC Secretariat
International Pacific Halibut Commission
2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199-1287
206-634-1838 |

[1]The Convention between Canada and the United States of America for the Preservation of the [Pacific] Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea.


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