NEW Excerpt from Reauthorized Magnuson Act regarding LAPs (PDF)
Request of Catch History (pdf form) from the NMFS Logbook Program
Limited Access Privilege (LAP) resources - Sea grant publication
LAP Outreach Flyer - Sea Grant publication
LAP Definitions - Sea Grant publication
Ten questions and answers on LAPPs - Sea Grant publication
What are IFQs and ITQs?
English (PDF) En Español (PDF)
Consideration of a LAP Program for the Snapper Grouper Fishery - Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) En Español (PDF)
Article - A Limited Access Privilege Program for the Commercial Snapper Grouper Fishery?(PDF) En Español (PDF)
British Columbia Individual Quota Hook and Line Pilot Program (PDF)
NMFS and LAPs
Information Clearinghouse on Limited Access Privilege Programs- this site responds to recommendations by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to the NMFS regarding improving stakeholder participation in the development of quota-based fishery management programs.
Use of Property Rights in Fisheries Management -- this FAO technical paper is available in HTML format and presents an in-depth overview of dedicated access programs and their use in fisheries management throughout the world.
Case studies of various methods of initial allocation from fisheries throughout the world are available for download in pdf format from the FAO.
Reports from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on IFQ programs
Report to congressional requesters on stakeholder participation-- February 2006
Report to congressional requesters on IFQ cost recovery -- March 2005
Report to congressional requesters on community protection -- February 2004