Salmon Mitigation Plan (SMP) means a voluntary agreement amongst a group of at least three vessels in the MS Coop Program, C/P Coop Program, or Pacific whiting IFQ fishery to manage Chinook salmon bycatch, approved by NMFS under 660.113. Vessels fishing under an approved SMP would have access to the Chinook salmon bycatch reserve as described in 660.60(i)(2). Routine management measures to minimize Chinook salmon bycatch as described in 660.60(i) may be implemented for vessels that are parties to an approved SMP.


50 CFR § 660.111

Scoping language

These definitions are specific to the limited entry trawl fisheries covered in this subpart. General groundfish definitions are found at 660.11.

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