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Title 50Chapter VIPart 648Subpart Q → §648.372


Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
PART 648—FISHERIES OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
Subpart Q—Habitat-Related Management Measures


§648.372   Frank R. Lautenberg Deep-Sea Coral Protection Area.

(a) Restrictions. No vessel may fish with bottom-tending gear within the Frank R. Lautenberg Deep-Sea Coral Protection Area described in this section, unless transiting pursuant to paragraph (d) of this section, fishing lobster trap gear in accordance with §697.21 of this chapter, or fishing red crab trap gear in accordance with §648.264. Bottom-tending gear includes but is not limited to bottom-tending otter trawls, bottom-tending beam trawls, hydraulic dredges, non-hydraulic dredges, bottom-tending seines, bottom longlines, pots and traps, and sink or anchored gillnets. The Frank R. Lautenberg Deep-Sea Coral Protection Area consists of the Broad and Discrete Deep-Sea Coral Zones defined in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section.

(b) Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone. The Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone is bounded on the east by the outer limit of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, and bounded on all other sides by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Discrete Zone column means the point is shared with a Discrete Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (c) of this section.

Broad Zone

PointLatitudeLongitudeDiscrete zone
136°33.02 N71°29.33 W
236°33.02 N72°00 W
336°33.02 N73°00 W
436°33.02 N74°00 W
536°33.02 N74°42.14 W
636°34.44 N74°42.23 W
736°35.53 N74°41.59 W
836°37.69 N74°41.51 W
936°42.09 N74°39.07 W
1036°45.18 N74°38 W
1136°45.69 N74°38.55 W
1236°49.17 N74°38.31 W
1336°49.56 N74°37.77 W
1436°51.21 N74°37.81 W
1536°51.78 N74°37.43 W
1636°58.51 N74°36.51 W(*)
1736°58.62 N74°36.97 W(*)
1837°4.43 N74°41.03 W(*)
1937°5.83 N74°45.57 W(*)
2037°6.97 N74°40.8 W(*)
2137°4.52 N74°37.77 W(*)
2237°4.02 N74°33.83 W(*)
2337°4.52 N74°33.51 W(*)
2437°4.4 N74°33.11 W(*)
2537°7.38 N74°31.95 W
2637°8.32 N74°32.4 W
2737°8.51 N74°31.38 W
2837°9.44 N74°31.5 W
2937°16.83 N74°28.58 W
3037°17.81 N74°27.67 W
3137°18.72 N74°28.22 W
3237°22.74 N74°26.24 W(*)
3337°22.87 N74°26.16 W(*)
3437°24.44 N74°28.57 W(*)
3537°24.67 N74°29.71 W(*)
3637°25.93 N74°30.13 W(*)
3737°27.25 N74°30.2 W(*)
3837°28.6 N74°30.6 W(*)
3937°29.43 N74°30.29 W(*)
4037°29.53 N74°29.95 W(*)
4137°27.68 N74°28.82 W(*)
4237°27.06 N74°28.76 W(*)
4337°26.39 N74°27.76 W(*)
4437°26.3 N74°26.87 W(*)
4537°25.69 N74°25.63 W(*)
4637°25.83 N74°24.22 W(*)
4737°25.68 N74°24.03 W(*)
4837°28.04 N74°23.17 W
4937°27.72 N74°22.34 W
5037°30.13 N74°17.77 W
5137°33.83 N74°17.47 W
5237°35.48 N74°14.84 W
5337°36.99 N74°14.01 W
5437°37.23 N74°13.02 W
5537°42.85 N74°9.97 W
5637°43.5 N74°8.79 W
5737°45.22 N74°9.2 W
5837°45.15 N74°7.24 W(*)
5937°45.88 N74°7.44 W(*)
6037°46.7 N74°5.98 W(*)
6137°49.62 N74°6.03 W(*)
6237°51.25 N74°5.48 W(*)
6337°51.99 N74°4.51 W(*)
6437°51.37 N74°3.3 W(*)
6537°50.63 N74°2.69 W(*)
6637°49.62 N74°2.28 W(*)
6737°50.28 N74°0.67 W(*)
6837°53.68 N73°57.41 W(*)
6937°55.07 N73°57.27 W(*)
7038°3.29 N73°49.1 W(*)
7138°6.19 N73°51.59 W(*)
7238°7.67 N73°52.19 W(*)
7338°9.04 N73°52.39 W(*)
7438°10.1 N73°52.32 W(*)
7538°11.98 N73°52.65 W(*)
7638°13.74 N73°50.73 W(*)
7738°13.15 N73°49.77 W(*)
7838°10.92 N73°50.37 W(*)
7938°10.2 N73°49.63 W(*)
8038°9.26 N73°49.68 W(*)
8138°8.38 N73°49.51 W(*)
8238°7.59 N73°47.91 W(*)
8338°6.96 N73°47.25 W(*)
8438°6.51 N73°46.99 W(*)
8538°5.69 N73°45.56 W(*)
8638°6.35 N73°44.8 W(*)
8738°7.5 N73°45.2 W(*)
8838°9.24 N73°42.61 W(*)
8938°9.41 N73°41.63 W
9038°15.13 N73°37.58 W
9138°15.25 N73°36.2 W(*)
9238°16.19 N73°36.91 W(*)
9338°16.89 N73°36.66 W(*)
9438°16.91 N73°36.35 W(*)
9538°17.63 N73°35.35 W(*)
9638°18.55 N73°34.44 W(*)
9738°18.38 N73°33.4 W(*)
9838°19.04 N73°33.02 W(*)
9938°25.08 N73°34.99 W(*)
10038°26.32 N73°33.44 W(*)
10138°29.72 N73°30.65 W(*)
10238°28.65 N73°29.37 W(*)
10338°25.53 N73°30.94 W(*)
10438°25.26 N73°29.97 W(*)
10538°23.75 N73°30.16 W(*)
10638°23.47 N73°29.7 W(*)
10738°22.76 N73°29.34 W(*)
10838°22.5 N73°27.63 W(*)
10938°21.59 N73°26.87 W(*)
11038°23.07 N73°24.11 W
11138°25.83 N73°22.39 W
11238°25.97 N73°21.43 W
11338°34.14 N73°11.14 W(*)
11438°35.1 N73°10.43 W(*)
11538°35.94 N73°11.25 W(*)
11638°37.57 N73°10.49 W(*)
11738°37.21 N73°9.41 W(*)
11838°36.72 N73°8.85 W(*)
11938°43 N73°1.24 W(*)
12038°43.66 N73°0.36 W(*)
12138°45 N73°0.27 W(*)
12238°46.68 N73°1.07 W(*)
12338°47.54 N73°2.24 W(*)
12438°47.84 N73°2.24 W(*)
12538°49.03 N73°1.53 W(*)
12638°48.45 N73°1 W(*)
12738°49.15 N72°58.98 W(*)
12838°48.03 N72°56.7 W(*)
12938°49.84 N72°55.54 W(*)
13038°52.4 N72°52.5 W(*)
13138°53.87 N72°53.36 W(*)
13238°54.17 N72°52.58 W(*)
13338°54.7 N72°50.26 W(*)
13438°57.2 N72°47.74 W(*)
13538°58.64 N72°48.35 W(*)
13638°59.3 N72°47.86 W(*)
13738°59.22 N72°46.69 W(*)
13839°0.13 N72°45.47 W(*)
13939°1.69 N72°45.74 W(*)
14039°1.49 N72°43.67 W(*)
14139°3.9 N72°40.83 W(*)
14239°7.35 N72°41.26 W(*)
14339°7.16 N72°37.21 W(*)
14439°6.52 N72°35.78 W(*)
14539°11.73 N72°25.4 W(*)
14639°11.76 N72°22.33 W
14739°19.08 N72°9.56 W(*)
14839°25.17 N72°13.03 W(*)
14939°28.8 N72°17.39 W(*)
15039°30.16 N72°20.41 W(*)
15139°31.38 N72°23.86 W(*)
15239°32.55 N72°25.07 W(*)
15339°34.57 N72°25.18 W(*)
15439°34.53 N72°24.23 W(*)
15539°33.17 N72°24.1 W(*)
15639°32.07 N72°22.77 W(*)
15739°32.17 N72°22.08 W(*)
15839°30.3 N72°15.71 W(*)
15939°29.49 N72°14.3 W(*)
16039°29.44 N72°13.24 W(*)
16139°27.63 N72°5.87 W(*)
16239°28.26 N72°2.2 W(*)
16339°29.88 N72°3.51 W(*)
16439°30.57 N72°3.47 W(*)
16539°31.28 N72°2.63 W(*)
16639°31.46 N72°1.41 W(*)
16739°37.15 N71°55.85 W(*)
16839°39.77 N71°53.7 W(*)
16939°41.5 N71°51.89 W
17039°43.84 N71°44.85 W(*)
17139°48.01 N71°45.19 W(*)
17239°49.97 N71°39.29 W(*)
17339°55.08 N71°18.62 W(*)
17439°55.99 N71°16.07 W(*)
17539°57.04 N70°50.01 W
17639°55.07 N70°32.42 W
17739°50.24 N70°27.78 W
17839°42.18 N70°20.09 W
17939°34.11 N70°12.42 W
18039°26.04 N70°4.78 W
18139°17.96 N69°57.18 W
18239°9.87 N69°49.6 W
18339°1.77 N69°42.05 W
18438°53.66 N69°34.53 W
18538°45.54 N69°27.03 W
18638°37.42 N69°19.57 W
18738°29.29 N69°12.13 W
18838°21.15 N69°4.73 W
18938°13 N68°57.35 W
19038°4.84 N68°49.99 W
19138°2.21 N68°47.62 W

(c) Discrete Deep-Sea Coral Zones—(1) Block Canyon. Block Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Block Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
139°55.08 N71°18.62 W(*)
239°55.99 N71°16.07 W(*)
339°49.51 N71°12.12 W
439°38.09 N71°9.5 W
539°37.4 N71°11.87 W
639°47.26 N71°17.38 W
739°52.6 N71°17.51 W
139°55.08 N71°18.62 W(*)

(2) Ryan and McMaster Canyons. Ryan and McMaster Canyons discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Ryan and McMaster Canyons

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
139°43.84 N71°44.85 W(*)
239°48.01 N71°45.19 W(*)
339°49.97 N71°39.29 W(*)
439°48.29 N71°37.18 W
539°42.96 N71°35.01 W
639°33.43 N71°27.91 W
739°31.75 N71°30.77 W
839°34.46 N71°35.68 W
939°40.12 N71°42.36 W
139°43.84 N71°44.85 W(*)

(3) Emery and Uchupi Canyons. Emery and Uchupi Canyons discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Emery and Uchupi Canyons

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
139°37.15 N71°55.85 W(*)
239°39.77 N71°53.7 W(*)
339°39.55 N71°47.68 W
439°30.78 N71°36.24 W
539°27.26 N71°39.13 W
639°28.99 N71°45.47 W
739°33.91 N71°52.61 W
139°37.15 N71°55.85 W(*)

(4) Jones and Babylon Canyons. Jones and Babylon Canyons discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Jones and Babylon Canyons

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
139°28.26 N72°2.2 W(*)
239°29.88 N72°3.51 W(*)
339°30.57 N72°3.47 W(*)
439°31.28 N72°2.63 W(*)
539°31.46 N72°1.41 W(*)
639°30.37 N71°57.72 W
739°30.63 N71°55.13 W
839°23.81 N71°48.15 W
939°23 N71°52.48 W
139°28.26 N72°2.2 W(*)

(5) Hudson Canyon. Hudson Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Hudson Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
139°19.08 N72°9.56 W(*)
239°25.17 N72°13.03 W(*)
339°28.8 N72°17.39 W(*)
439°30.16 N72°20.41 W(*)
539°31.38 N72°23.86 W(*)
639°32.55 N72°25.07 W(*)
739°34.57 N72°25.18 W(*)
839°34.53 N72°24.23 W(*)
939°33.17 N72°24.1 W(*)
1039°32.07 N72°22.77 W(*)
1139°32.17 N72°22.08 W(*)
1239°30.3 N72°15.71 W(*)
1339°29.49 N72°14.3 W(*)
1439°29.44 N72°13.24 W(*)
1539°27.63 N72°5.87 W(*)
1639°13.93 N71°48.44 W
1739°10.39 N71°52.98 W
1839°14.27 N72°3.09 W
139°19.08 N72°9.56 W(*)

(6) Mey-Lindenkohl Slope. Mey-Lindenkohl Slope discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Mey-Lindenkohl Slope

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°43 N73°1.24 W(*)
238°43.66 N73°0.36 W(*)
338°45 N73°0.27 W(*)
438°46.68 N73°1.07 W(*)
538°47.54 N73°2.24 W(*)
638°47.84 N73°2.24 W(*)
738°49.03 N73°1.53 W(*)
838°48.45 N73°1 W(*)
938°49.15 N72°58.98 W(*)
1038°48.03 N72°56.7 W(*)
1138°49.84 N72°55.54 W(*)
1238°52.4 N72°52.5 W(*)
1338°53.87 N72°53.36 W(*)
1438°54.17 N72°52.58 W(*)
1538°54.7 N72°50.26 W(*)
1638°57.2 N72°47.74 W(*)
1738°58.64 N72°48.35 W(*)
1838°59.3 N72°47.86 W(*)
1938°59.22 N72°46.69 W(*)
2039°0.13 N72°45.47 W(*)
2139°1.69 N72°45.74 W(*)
2239°1.49 N72°43.67 W(*)
2339°3.9 N72°40.83 W(*)
2439°7.35 N72°41.26 W(*)
2539°7.16 N72°37.21 W(*)
2639°6.52 N72°35.78 W(*)
2739°11.73 N72°25.4 W(*)
2838°58.85 N72°11.78 W
2938°32.39 N72°47.69 W
3038°34.88 N72°53.78 W
138°43 N73°1.24 W(*)

(7) Spencer Canyon. Spencer Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Spencer Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°34.14 N73°11.14 W(*)
238°35.1 N73°10.43 W(*)
338°35.94 N73°11.25 W(*)
438°37.57 N73°10.49 W(*)
538°37.21 N73°9.41 W(*)
638°36.72 N73°8.85 W(*)
738°36.59 N73°8.25 W
838°28.94 N72°58.96 W
938°26.45 N73°3.24 W
138°34.14 N73°11.14 W(*)

(8) Wilmington Canyon. Wilmington Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Wilmington Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°19.04 N73°33.02 W(*)
238°25.08 N73°34.99 W(*)
338°26.32 N73°33.44 W(*)
438°29.72 N73°30.65 W(*)
538°28.65 N73°29.37 W(*)
638°25.53 N73°30.94 W(*)
738°25.26 N73°29.97 W(*)
838°23.75 N73°30.16 W(*)
938°23.47 N73°29.7 W(*)
1038°22.76 N73°29.34 W(*)
1138°22.5 N73°27.63 W(*)
1238°21.59 N73°26.87 W(*)
1338°18.52 N73°22.95 W
1438°14.41 N73°16.64 W
1538°13.23 N73°17.32 W
1638°15.79 N73°26.38 W
138°19.04 N73°33.02 W(*)

(9) North Heyes and South Wilmington Canyons. North Heyes and South Wilmington Canyons discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

North Heyes and South Wilmington Canyons

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°15.25 N73°36.2 W(*)
238°16.19 N73°36.91 W(*)
338°16.89 N73°36.66 W(*)
438°16.91 N73°36.35 W(*)
538°17.63 N73°35.35 W(*)
638°18.55 N73°34.44 W(*)
738°18.38 N73°33.4 W(*)
838°19.04 N73°33.02 W(*)
938°15.79 N73°26.38 W
1038°14.98 N73°24.73 W
1138°12.32 N73°21.22 W
1238°11.06 N73°22.21 W
1338°11.13 N73°28.72 W
138°15.25 N73°36.2 W(*)

(10) South Vries Canyon. South Vries Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

South Vries Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°6.35 N73°44.8 W(*)
238°7.5 N73°45.2 W(*)
338°9.24 N73°42.61 W(*)
438°3.22 N73°29.22 W
538°2.38 N73°29.78 W
638°2.54 N73°36.73 W
138°6.35 N73°44.8 W(*)

(11) Baltimore Canyon. Baltimore Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Baltimore Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
138°3.29 N73°49.1 W(*)
238°6.19 N73°51.59 W(*)
338°7.67 N73°52.19 W(*)
438°9.04 N73°52.39 W(*)
538°10.1 N73°52.32 W(*)
638°11.98 N73°52.65 W(*)
738°13.74 N73°50.73 W(*)
838°13.15 N73°49.77 W(*)
938°10.92 N73°50.37 W(*)
1038°10.2 N73°49.63 W(*)
1138°9.26 N73°49.68 W(*)
1238°8.38 N73°49.51 W(*)
1338°7.59 N73°47.91 W(*)
1438°6.96 N73°47.25 W(*)
1538°6.51 N73°46.99 W(*)
1638°5.69 N73°45.56 W(*)
1738°6.35 N73°44.8 W(*)
1838°2.54 N73°36.73 W
1937°59.19 N73°40.67 W
138°3.29 N73°49.1 W(*)

(12) Warr and Phoenix Canyon Complex. Warr and Phoenix Canyon Complex discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Warr and Phoenix Canyon Complex

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
137°53.68 N73°57.41 W(*)
237°55.07 N73°57.27 W(*)
338°3.29 N73°49.1 W(*)
437°59.19 N73°40.67 W
537°52.5 N73°35.28 W
637°50.92 N73°36.59 W
737°49.84 N73°47.11 W
137°53.68 N73°57.41 W(*)

(13) Accomac and Leonard Canyons. Accomac and Leonard Canyons discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Accomac and Leonard Canyons

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
137°45.15 N74°7.24 W(*)
237°45.88 N74°7.44 W(*)
337°46.7 N74°5.98 W(*)
437°49.62 N74°6.03 W(*)
537°51.25 N74°5.48 W(*)
637°51.99 N74°4.51 W(*)
737°51.37 N74°3.3 W(*)
837°50.63 N74°2.69 W(*)
937°49.62 N74°2.28 W(*)
1037°50.28 N74°0.67 W(*)
1137°50.2 N74°0.17 W
1237°50.52 N73°58.59 W
1337°50.99 N73°57.17 W
1437°50.4 N73°52.35 W
1537°42.76 N73°44.86 W
1637°39.96 N73°48.32 W
1737°40.04 N73°58.25 W
1837°44.14 N74°6.96 W
137°45.15 N74°7.24 W(*)

(14) Washington Canyon. Washington Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Washington Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
137°22.74 N74°26.24 W(*)
237°22.87 N74°26.16 W(*)
337°24.44 N74°28.57 W(*)
437°24.67 N74°29.71 W(*)
537°25.93 N74°30.13 W(*)
637°27.25 N74°30.2 W(*)
737°28.6 N74°30.6 W(*)
837°29.43 N74°30.29 W(*)
937°29.53 N74°29.95 W(*)
1037°27.68 N74°28.82 W(*)
1137°27.06 N74°28.76 W(*)
1237°26.39 N74°27.76 W(*)
1337°26.3 N74°26.87 W(*)
1437°25.69 N74°25.63 W(*)
1537°25.83 N74°24.22 W(*)
1637°25.68 N74°24.03 W(*)
1737°25.08 N74°23.29 W
1837°16.81 N73°52.13 W
1937°11.27 N73°54.05 W
2037°15.73 N74°12.2 W
137°22.74 N74°26.24 W(*)

(15) Norfolk Canyon. Norfolk Canyon discrete deep-sea coral zone is defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request). An asterisk (*) in the Broad Zone column means the point is shared with the Broad Deep-Sea Coral Zone, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section.

Norfolk Canyon

PointLatitudeLongitudeBroad zone
136°58.51 N74°36.51 W(*)
236°58.62 N74°36.97 W(*)
337°4.43 N74°41.03 W(*)
437°5.83 N74°45.57 W(*)
537°6.97 N74°40.8 W(*)
637°4.52 N74°37.77 W(*)
737°4.02 N74°33.83 W(*)
837°4.52 N74°33.51 W(*)
937°4.40 N74°33.11 W(*)
1037°4.16 N74°32.37 W
1137°4.40 N74°30.58 W
1237°3.65 N74°3.66 W
1336°57.75 N74°3.61 W
1436°59.77 N74°30 W
1536°58.23 N74°32.95 W
1636°57.99 N74°34.18 W
136°58.51 N74°36.51 W(*)

(d) Transiting. Vessels may transit the Broad and Discrete Deep-Sea Coral Zones defined in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, provided bottom-tending trawl nets are out of the water and stowed on the reel and any other fishing gear that is prohibited in these areas is onboard, out of the water, and not deployed. Fishing gear is not required to meet the definition of “not available for immediate use” in §648.2, when a vessel transits the Broad and Discrete Deep-Sea Coral Zones.

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