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Title 50Chapter VIPart 648Subpart F → §648.97


Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
PART 648—FISHERIES OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
Subpart F—Management Measures for the NE Multispecies and Monkfish Fisheries


§648.97   Closed areas.

(a) Oceanographer Canyon Closed Area. No fishing vessel or person on a fishing vessel may enter, fish, or be in the area known as Oceanographer Canyon Closed Area (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request), as defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated, while on a monkfish DAS:

Oceanographer Canyon Closed Area

PointN. Lat.W. Long.
(1) OC140°1068°12
(2) OC240°2468°09
(3) OC340°2468°08
(4) OC440°1067°59
(5) OC140°1068°12

(b) Lydonia Canyon Closed Area. No fishing vessel or person on a fishing vessel may enter, fish, or be in the area known as Lydonia Canyon Closed Area (copies of a chart depicting this area are available from the Regional Administrator upon request), as defined by straight lines connecting the following points in the order stated, while on a monkfish DAS:

Lyndonia Canyon Closed Area

PointN. Lat.W. Long.
(1) LC140°1667°34
(2) LC240°1667°42
(3) LC340°2067°43
(4) LC440°2767°40
(5) LC540° 2767°38
(6) LC140°1667°34

[70 FR 21946, Apr. 28, 2005]

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