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Title 50Chapter VIPart 660Subpart A → §660.4


Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
PART 660—FISHERIES OFF WEST COAST STATES
Subpart A—General


§660.4   Usual and accustomed fishing areas for Pacific Coast treaty Indian tribes.

(a) The Pacific Coast treaty Indian tribes' usual and accustomed (U&A) fishing areas within the EEZ are set out below in paragraphs (a)(1) through (a)(4) of this section. Boundaries of a tribe's fishing area may be revised as ordered by a Federal court.

(1) Makah. The area north of 48°02.25 N. lat. (Norwegian Memorial) and east of 125°44 W. long.

(2) Quileute. The area commencing at Cape Alava, located at 48°1000 N lat., 124°4356.9 W long.; then proceeding west approximately forty nautical miles at that latitude to a northwestern point located at 48°1000 N lat., 125°4400 W long.; then proceeding in a southeasterly direction mirroring the coastline at a distance no farther than forty nautical miles from the mainland Pacific coast shoreline at any line of latitude, to a southwestern point at 47°3142 N lat., 125°2026 W long.; then proceeding east along that line of latitude to the Pacific coast shoreline at 47°3142 N lat., 124°219.0 W long.

(3) Hoh. The area between 47°54.30 N. lat. (Quillayute River) and 47°21.00 N. lat. (Quinault River) and east of 125°44.00 W. long.

(4) Quinault. The area commencing at the Pacific coast shoreline near Destruction Island, located at 47°4006 N lat., 124°2351.362 W long.; then proceeding west approximately thirty nautical miles at that latitude to a northwestern point located at 47°4006 N lat., 125°0830 W long.; then proceeding in a southeasterly direction mirroring the coastline no farther than thirty nautical miles from the mainland Pacific coast shoreline at any line of latitude, to a southwestern point at 46°5318 N lat., 124°5353 W long.; then proceeding east along that line of latitude to the Pacific coast shoreline at 46°5318 N lat., 124°736.6 W long.

(b) [Reserved]

[81 FR 36807, June 8, 2016, as amended at 83 FR 53828, Oct. 25, 2018]

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