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TITLE 50—Wildlife and Fisheries

CHAPTER VI—FISHERY CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT, NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (CONTINUED)

PART 679—FISHERIES OF THE EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE OFF ALASKA

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§679.1
Purpose and scope.
§679.2
Definitions.
§679.3
Relation to other laws.
§679.4
Permits.
§679.5
Recordkeeping and reporting (R&R).
§679.6
Exempted fisheries.
§679.7
Prohibitions.
§679.8
Facilitation of enforcement.
§679.9
Penalties.
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Subpart B—MANAGEMENT MEASURES

§679.20
General limitations.
§679.21
Prohibited species bycatch management.
§679.22
Closures.
§679.23
Seasons.
§679.24
Gear limitations.
§679.25
Inseason adjustments.
§679.26
Prohibited Species Donation Program.
§679.27
Improved Retention/Improved Utilization Program.
§679.28
Equipment and operational requirements.
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Subpart C—WESTERN ALASKA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT QUOTA PROGRAM

§679.30
[Reserved]
§679.31
CDQ and PSQ reserves, allocations, and transfers.
§679.32
Groundfish and halibut CDQ catch monitoring.
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Subpart D—INDIVIDUAL FISHING QUOTA MANAGEMENT MEASURES

§679.40
Sablefish and halibut QS.
§679.41
Transfer of quota shares and IFQ.
§679.42
Limitations on use of QS and IFQ.
§679.43
Determinations and appeals.
§679.44
Penalties.
§679.45
IFQ cost recovery program.
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Subpart E—GROUNDFISH AND HALIBUT OBSERVER PROGRAM

§679.50
Applicability.
§679.51
Observer requirements for vessels and plants.
§679.52
Observer provider permitting and responsibilities.
§679.53
Observer certification and responsibilities.
§679.54
Release of observer data to the public.
§679.55
Observer fees.
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Subpart F—AMERICAN FISHERIES ACT AND ALEUTIAN ISLAND DIRECTED POLLOCK FISHERY MANAGEMENT MEASURES

§679.60
Authority and related regulations.
§679.61
Formation and operation of fishery cooperatives.
§679.62
Inshore sector cooperative allocation program.
§679.63
Catch weighing requirements for vessels and processors.
§679.64
Harvesting sideboard limits in other fisheries.
§679.65
Bering Sea Chinook Salmon Bycatch Management Program Economic Data Report (Chinook salmon EDR program).
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Subpart G—ROCKFISH PROGRAM

§679.80
Allocation and transfer of rockfish QS.
§679.81
Rockfish Program annual harvester privileges.
§679.82
Rockfish Program use caps and sideboard limits.
§679.83
Rockfish Program entry level longline fishery.
§679.84
Rockfish Program recordkeeping, permits, monitoring, and catch accounting.
§679.85
Cost recovery.
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Subpart H—AMENDMENT 80 PROGRAM

§679.90
Allocation, use, and transfer of Amendment 80 QS permits.
§679.91
Amendment 80 Program annual harvester privileges.
§679.92
Amendment 80 Program use caps and sideboard limits.
§679.93
Amendment 80 Program recordkeeping, permits, monitoring, and catch accounting.
§679.94
Economic data report (EDR) for the Amendment 80 sector.
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Subpart I—EQUIPMENT AND OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LONGLINE CATCHER/PROCESSOR SUBSECTOR

§679.100
Applicability.
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Appendix A to Part 679—Performance and Technical Requirements for Scales Used To Weigh Catch at Sea in the Groundfish Fisheries Off Alaska
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Figure 1 to Part 679—Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Statistical and Reporting Areas
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Figure 2 to Part 679—BSAI Catcher Vessel Operational Area
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Figure 3 to Part 679—Gulf of Alaska Reporting Areas
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Figure 4 to Part 679—BSAI Herring Savings Areas in the BSAI
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Figure 5 to Part 679—Kodiak Island Closure Status for Vessels Using Non-pelagic Trawl Gear
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Figure 6 to Part 679—Length Overall of Vessel
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Figure 7 to Part 679—Location of Trawl Gear Test Areas in the GOA and the BSAI
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Figure 8 to Part 679—Aleutian Islands Chinook Salmon Savings Area
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Figure 9 to Part 679—Chum Savings Area (CSSA) of the CVOA
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Figure 10 to Part 679—Pribilof Islands Area Habitat Conservation Zone in the Bering Sea
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Figure 11 to Part 679—Red King Crab Savings Area (RKCSA)
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Figure 12 to Part 679—Bristol Bay Trawl Closure Area
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Figure 13 to Part 679—BSAI C. Opilio Tanner Crab Bycatch Limitations Zone
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Figure 14 to Part 679—Sablefish Regulatory Areas
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Figure 15 to Part 679—Regulatory Areas for the Pacific Halibut Fishery
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Figure 16 to part 679—Bering Sea Habitat Conservation Area
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Figure 17 to part 679—Northern Bering Sea Research Area and Saint Lawrence Island Habitat Conservation Area (HCA)
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Figure 18 to Part 679—Sitka Pinnacles Marine Reserve
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Figure 19 to Part 679—Shelikof Strait Conservation Area
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Figure 20 to Part 679—Steller sea lion conservation area (SCA) of the Bering Sea
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Figure 21 to Part 679—Nunivak Island, Etolin Strait, and Kuskokwim Bay Habitat Conservation Area
Appendix
Figure 22 to Part 679 [Reserved]
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Figure 23 to Part 679—Salmon Management Area (see §679.2)
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Figure 24 to Part 679—Arctic Management Area
Appendix
Figure 25 to Part 679—Elevating Device Clearance Measurement Locations for Modified Nonpelagic Trawl Gear
Appendix
Figure 26 to Part 679—Modified Nonpelagic Trawl Gear
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Figure 27 to Part 679—Locations for Measuring Maximum Cross Sections of Line Material (shown as A) and Supporting Material (shown as B) for Modified Nonpelagic Trawl Gear
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Table 1a to Part 679—Delivery Condition* and Product Codes
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Table 1b to Part 679—Discard and Disposition Codes
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Table 1c to Part 679—Product Type Codes
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Table 2a to Part 679—Species Codes: FMP Groundfish
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Table 2b to Part 679—Species Codes: FMP Prohibited Species and CR Crab
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Table 2c to Part 679—Species Codes: FMP Forage Fish Species (all species of the following families)
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Table 2d to Part 679—Species Codes—Non-FMP Species
Appendix
Table 3 to Part 679—Product Recovery Rates for Groundfish Species and Conversion Rates for Pacific Halibut
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Table 4 to Part 679—Steller Sea Lion Protection Areas Pollock Fisheries Restrictions
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Table 5 to Part 679—Steller Sea Lion Protection Areas Pacific Cod Fisheries Restrictions
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Table 6 to Part 679—Steller Sea Lion Protection Areas Atka Mackerel Fisheries Restrictions
Appendix
Table 7 to Part 679—Community Development Quota Groups and Communities Eligible To Participate in the CDQ Program
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Table 8 to Part 679—Harvest Zone Codes for Use With Vessel Activity Reports
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Table 9 to Part 679—Groundfish LLP Licenses Eligible for Use in the BSAI Longline Catcher/Processor Subsector, Column A. X Indicates Whether Column B or Column C Applies.
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Table 10 to Part 679—Gulf of Alaska Retainable Percentages
Appendix
Table 11 to Part 679—BSAI Retainable Percentages
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Table 12 to Part 679—Steller Sea Lion Protection Areas, 3nm No Groundfish Fishing Sites
Appendix
Table 13 to Part 679—Transfer Form Summary
Appendix
Table 14a to Part 679—Port of Landing Codes, Alaska
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Table 14b to Part 679—Port of Landing Codes: Non-Alaska
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Table 14c to Part 679—At-sea Operation Type Codes To Be Used as Port Codes for Vessels Matching This Type of Operation
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Table 15 to Part 679—Gear Codes, Descriptions, and Use
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Table 16 to Part 679—Area Codes and Descriptions for Use With State of Alaska ADF&G Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
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Table 17 to Part 679—Process Codes for Use With State of Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
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Table 18 to Part 679—Required Buying and Production Forms for use With State of Alaska Commercial Operator's Annual Report (COAR)
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Table 19 to Part 679—Seabird Avoidance Gear Codes
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Table 20 to Part 679—Seabird Avoidance Gear Requirements for Vessels, based on Area, Gear, and Vessel Type. (See §679.24(e) for complete seabird avoidance program requirements; see 679.24(e)(1) for applicable fisheries)
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Table 21 to Part 679—Eligible Communities, Halibut IFQ Regulatory Area Location, Community Governing Body That Recommends the CQE, and the Fishing Programs and Associated Areas Where a CQE Representing an Eligible Community May Be Permitted To Participate
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Table 22 to Part 679— Alaska Seamount Habitat Protection Areas
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Table 23 to Part 679—Aleutian Islands Coral Habitat Protection Areas
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Table 24 to Part 679—Except as Noted, Locations in the Aleutian Islands Habitat Conservation Area Open to Nonpelagic Trawl Fishing
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Table 25 to Part 679—Bowers Ridge Habitat Conservation Zone
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Table 26 to Part 679—Gulf of Alaska Coral Habitat Protection Areas
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Table 27 to Part 679—Gulf of Alaska Slope Habitat Conservation Areas
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Table 28a to Part 679—Qualifying Season Dates for Central GOA Rockfish Primary Species
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Table 28b to Part 679—Qualifying Season Dates for Central GOA Rockfish Primary Species
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Table 28c to Part 679—Allocation of Rockfish Secondary Species
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Table 28d to Part 679—Allocation of Halibut PSC under the Central GOA Rockfish Program
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Table 28e to Part 679—Rockfish Entry Level Longline Fishery Allocations
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Table 29 to Part 679—Initial Rockfish QS Pools
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Table 30 to Part 679—Rockfish Program Retainable Percentages (in round wt. equivalent)
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Table 31 to Part 679— List of Amendment 80 Vessels and LLP Licenses Originally Assigned to an Amendment 80 Vessel
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Table 32 to Part 679— Amendment 80 Initial QS Pool
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Table 33 to Part 679— Annual Apportion of Amendment 80 Species ITAC Between the Amendment 80 and BSAI Trawl Limited Access Sectors (Except Yellowfin Sole)
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Table 34 to Part 679— Annual Apportionment of BSAI Yellowfin Sole Between the Amendment 80 and BSAI Trawl Limited Access Sectors
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Table 35 to Part 679—Apportionment of Crab PSC and Halibut PSC Between the Amendment 80 and BSAI Trawl Limited Access Sectors
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Table 36 to Part 679— Percentage of Crab and Halibut PSC Limit Assigned to Each Amendment 80 Species
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Table 37 to Part 679— GOA Amendment 80 Sideboard Limit for Groundfish for the Amendment 80 Sector
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Table 38 to Part 679— GOA Amendment 80 Sideboard Limit for Halibut PSC for the Amendment 80 Sector
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Table 39 to Part 679— Amendment 80 Vessels That May Be Used to Directed Fish for Flatfish in the GOA
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Table 40 to Part 679—BSAI Halibut PSC Sideboard Limits for AFA Catcher/Processors and AFA Catcher Vessels
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Table 41 to Part 679—BSAI Crab PSC Sideboard Limits for AFA Catcher/Processors and AFA Catcher Vessels
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Table 42 to Part 679—Bering Sea Habitat Conservation Area
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Table 43 to Part 679—Northern Bering Sea Research Area
Appendix
Table 44 to Part 679—Nunivak Island, Etolin Strait, and Kuskokwim Bay Habitat Conservation Area
Appendix
Table 45 to Part 679—St. Lawrence Island Habitat Conservation Area
Appendix
Table 46 to Part 679—St. Matthew Island Habitat Conservation Area
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Table 47a to Part 679—Percent of the AFA Catcher/Processor Sector's Pollock Allocation, Numbers of Chinook Salmon Used To Calculate the Opt-out Allocation and Annual Threshold Amount, and Percent Used To Calculate IPA Minimum Participation Assigned to Each Catcher/Processor Under §679.21(f)
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Table 47b to Part 679—Percent of the AFA Mothership Sector's Pollock Allocation, Numbers of Chinook Salmon Used To Calculate the Opt-Out Allocation and Annual Threshold Amount, and Percent Used To Calculate IPA Minimum Participation Assigned to Each Mothership Under §679.21(f)
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Table 47c to Part 679—Percent of the AFA Inshore Sector's Pollock Allocation, Numbers of Chinook Salmon Used To Calculate the Opt-Out Allocation and Annual Threshold Amount, and Percent Used To Calculate IPA Minimum Participation Assigned to Each Catcher Vessel Under §679.21(f)
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Table 47d to Part 679—Percent of the CDQ Program's Pollock Allocation, Numbers of Chinook Salmon Used To Calculate the Opt-Out Allocation and Annual Threshold Amount, and Percent Used To Calculate IPA Minimum Participation Assigned to Each CDQ Group Under §679.21(f)
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Table 48 to Part 679 [Reserved]
Appendix
Table 49 to Part 679—Groundfish Licenses Qualifying for Hook-and-Line Catcher/Processor Endorsement Exemption
Appendix
Table 50 to Part 679 [Reserved]
Appendix
Table 51 to Part 679—Modified Gear Trawl Zone


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