In the U.S., petrale sole is managed by NOAA Fisheries, the Pacific Fishery Management Council, and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Fisheries and Oceans Canada manages the species in British Columbia. Measures in the U.S. West Coast include a limited number of permits, a trawl rationalization catch share program that started in 2011, gear restrictions, and area closures. In Alaska, petrale sole fall under the groundfish fishery management plan. Seafood Watch reports from 2014 called petrale sole management in the U.S. and Canada strong overall.