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Title 50Chapter VIPart 665Subpart E → §665.621


Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
PART 665—FISHERIES IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC
Subpart E—Pacific Remote Island Area Fisheries


§665.621   Definitions.

As used in §§665.620 through 665.639:

PRIA coral reef ecosystem management unit species (PRIA coral reef ecosystem MUS) means all of the Currently Harvested Coral Reef Taxa and Potentially Harvested Coral Reef Taxa listed in this section and which spend the majority of their non-pelagic (post-settlement) life stages within waters less than or equal to 50 fathoms in total depth.

PRIA Currently Harvested Coral Reef Taxa:

Family nameEnglish common nameScientific name
   Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes)orange-spotAcanthurus olivaceus.
   surgeonfish
   yellowfin surgeonfishAcanthurus xanthopterus.
convict tangAcanthurus triostegus.
   eye-striped surgeonfishAcanthurus dussumieri.
   blue-lined surgeonAcanthurus nigroris.
   Whitebar surgeonfishAcanthurus leucopareius.
   blue-banded surgeonfishAcanthurus lineatus.
   blackstreak surgeonfishAcanthurus nigricauda.
   whitecheek surgeonfishAcanthurus nigricans.
   white-spotted surgeonfishAcanthurus guttatus.
   Ringtail surgeonfishAcanthurus blochii.
   brown surgeonfishAcanthurus nigrofuscus.
   yellow-eyed surgeonfishCtenochaetus strigosus.
   striped bristletoothCtenochaetus striatus.
   twospot bristletoothCtenochaetus binotatus.
   Yellow tangZebrasoma flavescens.
   bluespine unicornfishNaso unicornus.
   orangespine unicornfishNaso lituratus.
   black tongue unicornfishNaso hexacanthus.
   bignose unicornfishNaso vlamingii.
   whitemargin unicornfishNaso annulatus.
   spotted unicornfishNaso brevirostris.
Labridae (Wrasses)Napoleon wrasseCheilinus undulatus.
   Triple-tail wrasseCheilinus trilobatus.
   Floral wrasseCheilinus chlorourus.
   ring-tailed wrasseOxycheilinus unifasciatus.
   bandcheek wrasseOxycheilinus diagrammus.
   Barred thicklipHemigymnus fasciatus.
   three-spot wrasseHalichoeres trimaculatus.
   red ribbon wrasseThalassoma quinquevittatum.
   Sunset wrasseThalassoma lutescens.
Mullidae (Goatfishes)Yellow goatfishMulloidichthys. spp.
   Orange goatfishMulloidichthys pfleugeri.
   yellowstripe goatfishMulloidichthys flavolineatus.
   Banded goatfishParupeneus. spp.
Mullidae (Goatfishes)dash-dot goatfishParupeneus barberinus.
   yellowsaddle goatfishParupeneus cyclostomas.
   multi-barred goatfishParupeneus multifaciatus.
   bantail goatfishUpeneus arge.
Mugilidae (Mullets)fringelip mulletCrenimugil crenilabis.
   engel's mulletMoolgarda engeli.
   false mulletNeomyxus leuciscus.
Muraenidae (Moray eels)yellowmargin moray eelGymnothorax flavimarginatus.
   giant moray eelGymnothorax javanicus.
   undulated moray eelGymnothorax undulatus.
OctopodidaeOctopusOctopus cyanea.
   OctopusOctopus ornatus.
Pricanthidae (Bigeye)GlasseyeHeteropriacanthus cruentatus.
Scaridae (Parrotfishes)Humphead parrotfishBolbometopon muricatum.
   parrotfishScarus. spp.
   pacific longnose parrotfishHipposcarus longiceps.
   stareye parrotfishCalotomus carolinus.
ScombridaeDogtooth tunaGymnosarda unicolor.
Sphyraenidae (Barracuda)great barracudaSphyraena barracuda.

PRIA Potentially Harvested Coral Reef Taxa:

English common nameScientific name
wrasses (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Labridae.
sharks (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Carcharhinidae, Sphyrnidae.
rays and skatesMyliobatidae, Mobulidae.
groupers (Those species not listed as CHCRT or as BMUS)Serrandiae.
jacks and scads (Those species not listed as CHCRT or as BMUS)Carangidae.
solderfishes and squirrelfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Holocentridae.
goatfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Mullidae.
BatfishesEphippidae.
SweetlipsHaemulidae.
RemorasEcheneidae.
TilefishesMalacanthidae.
DottybacksPseudochromidae.
PrettyfinsPlesiopidae.
surgeonfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Acanthuridae.
emperors (Those species not listed as CHCRT or as BMUS)Lethrinidae.
HerringsClupeidae.
GobiesGobiidae.
snappers (Those species not listed as CHCRT or as BMUS)Lutjanidae.
trigger fishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Balistidae.
rabbitfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Siganidae.
eels (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Muraenidae, Chlopsidae, Congridae, Ophichthidae.
CardinalfishesApogonidae.
moorish idolsZanclidae.
butterfly fishesChaetodontidae.
AngelfishesPomacanthidae.
DamselfishesPomacentridae.
ScorpionfishesScorpaenidae.
BlenniesBlenniidae.
barracudas (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Sphyraenidae.
SandperchesPinguipedidae.
rudderfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Kyphosidae.
FusiliersCaesionidae.
hawkfishes (Those species not listed as CHCRT)Cirrhitidae.
FrogfishesAntennariidae.
pipefishes, seahorsesSyngnathidae.
flounders, solesBothidae.
TrunkfishesOstraciidae.
puffer fishes, porcupine fishesTetradontidae.
TrumpetfishAulostomus chinensis.
CornetfishFistularia commersoni.
blue coralsHeliopora.
organpipe coralsTubipora.
ahermatypic coralsAzooxanthellates.
mushroom coralsFungiidae.
small and large coral polyps   
fire coralsMillepora.
soft corals, gorgonians   
AnemonesActinaria.
soft zoanthid coralsZoanthinaria.
   Hydrozoans, Bryzoans.
sea squirtsTunicates.
sea cucumbers and sea urchinsEchinoderms.
Those species not listed as CHCRTMollusca.
sea snailsGastropoda.
   Trochus.
sea slugsOpistobranchs.
black lipped pearl oysterPinctada margaritifera.
giant clamTridacnidae.
other clamsOther Bivalves.
   Cephalopods.
lobsters, shrimps/mantis shrimps, true crabs and hermit crabs
(Those species not listed as CMUS)
Crustaceans.
SpongesPorifera.
lace coralsStylasteridae.
hydroid coralsSolanderidae.
segmented wormsAnnelids.
SeaweedAlgae.
Live rock.
All other PRIA coral reef ecosystem MUS that are marine plants, invertebrates, and fishes that are not listed in the PRIA CHCRT table or are not PRIA bottomfish, crustacean, precious coral, or western Pacific pelagic MUS.

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