Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; 2009 and 2010 Final Harvest Specifications for Groundfish, 11041-11042 [Z9-3295]

Download as PDF 11041 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 49 / Monday, March 16, 2009 / Rules and Regulations Statistical Area 630 of the GOA. NMFS was unable to publish a notice providing time for public comment because the most recent, relevant data only became available as of March 10, 2009. The AA also finds good cause to waive the 30-day delay in the effective date of this action under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3). This finding is based upon the reasons provided above for waiver of prior notice and opportunity for public comment. This action is required by § 679.20 and is exempt from review under Executive Order 12866. Dated: March 10, 2009. Alan D. Risenhoover Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–5632 Filed 3–11–09; 4:15 pm] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 679 BILLING CODE 3510–22–S [Docket No. 0910091344–9056–02] RIN 0648–XL23 Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; 2009 and 2010 Final Harvest Specifications for Groundfish Correction In rule document E9–3295 beginning on page 7333 in the issue of Tuesday, February 17, 2009 make the following corrections: 1. On page 7344, Table 11 should read as set forth below: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. TABLE 11—FINAL 2009 AND 2010 PACIFIC HALIBUT PSC LIMITS, ALLOWANCES, AND APPORTIONMENTS [Values are in metric tons] Hook-and-line gear 1 Trawl gear Other than DSR Season DSR Amount Season January 20–April 1 .......... April 1–July 1 .................. July 1–September 1 ........ 550 (27.5%) 400 (20%) 600 (30%) September 1–October 1 .. October 1–December 31 Total ......................... Amount Season Amount 250 (86%) 5 (2%) 35 (12%) January 1–December 31 ......................................... ......................................... 10 (100%) .............................. .............................. 150 (7.5%) 300 (15%) January 1–June 10 ......... June 10–September 1 .... September 1–December 31. n/a ................................... n/a ................................... n/a n/a ......................................... ......................................... .............................. .............................. 2,000 (100%) n/a ................................... 290 (100%) ......................................... 10 (100%) 1 The Pacific halibut PSC limit for hook-and-line gear is allocated to the demersal shelf rockfish (DSR) fishery and fisheries other than DSR. The hook-and-line sablefish fishery is exempt from halibut PSC limits. 2. On page 7347, in Table 14, in the second column, in the sixth entry, ‘‘Atka mackere’’ should read ‘‘Atka mackerel’’. 3. On the same page, in the same table, in the third column, in the sixth entry, ‘‘l60’’ should read ‘‘60’’. 4. On page 7350, Table 17 should read as set forth below: TABLE 17—FINAL 2009 AND 2010 NON-EXEMPT AMERICAN FISHERIES ACT CATCHER VESSEL HALIBUT PROHIBITED SPECIES CATCH (PSC) LIMITS FOR VESSELS USING TRAWL GEAR IN THE GOA [Values are in metric tons] Ratio of 1995–1997 non-exempt AFA CV retained catch to total retained catch Seasonal allowance Season Target fishery 1 ................. January 20–April 1 ................. 2 ................. April 1–July 1 .......................... 3 ................. July 1–September 1 ............... 4 ................. September 1–October 1 ......... 5 ................. October 1–December 31 ........ shallow-water .......................... deep-water .............................. shallow-water .......................... deep-water .............................. shallow-water .......................... deep-water .............................. shallow-water .......................... deep-water 1 ........................... all targets ................................ 2009 and 2010 PSC limit 0.340 0.070 0.340 0.070 0.340 0.070 0.340 0.070 0.205 450 100 100 300 200 400 150 0 300 1 There 2009 and 2010 non-exempt AFA CV PSC limit 153 7 34 21 68 28 51 0 61 is no apportionment of halibut PSC to the deep-water targets in September. However any unused apportionment to the deep-water targets from earlier in the fishing year may be used to support the deep-water targets in September. VerDate Nov<24>2008 13:57 Mar 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\16MRR1.SGM 16MRR1 11042 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 49 / Monday, March 16, 2009 / Rules and Regulations 5. On page 7355, Table 23 is corrected in part as set forth below: TABLE 23—FINAL 2009 GOA GROUNDFISH SIDEBOARD LIMITS FOR AMENDMENT 80 PROGRAM VESSELS [Values are rounded to nearest metric ton] Species * Northern rockfish ........... Pelagic shelf rockfish ..... Apportionments and allocations by season Ratio of amendment 80 program sector vessels 1998–2004 catch to TAC Area * * * Annual .......................... W .................................. Annual .......................... W .................................. WYK ............................. 2009 TAC (mt) * * 1.000 0.764 0.896 BILLING CODE 1505–01–D VerDate Nov<24>2008 13:57 Mar 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\16MRR1.SGM * 2,054 819 234 [FR Doc. Z9–3295 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] 16MRR1 2009 amendment 80 program vessel sideboard limits (mt) 2,054 626 210

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 49 (Monday, March 16, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 11041-11042]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: Z9-3295]



DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 679

[Docket No. 0910091344-9056-02]
RIN 0648-XL23


Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of 
Alaska; 2009 and 2010 Final Harvest Specifications for Groundfish

Correction

    In rule document E9-3295 beginning on page 7333 in the issue of 
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 make the following corrections:
    1. On page 7344, Table 11 should read as set forth below:

                                Table 11--Final 2009 and 2010 Pacific Halibut PSC Limits, Allowances, and Apportionments
                                                               [Values are in metric tons]
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                        Trawl gear                                                             Hook-and-line gear \1\
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                                                                            Other than DSR                                      DSR
                 Season                        Amount      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                      Season                  Amount                 Season                  Amount
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January 20-April 1.....................        550 (27.5%)  January 1-June 10.........          250 (86%)  January 1-December 31.....          10 (100%)
April 1-July 1.........................          400 (20%)  June 10-September 1.......             5 (2%)  ..........................  .................
July 1-September 1.....................          600 (30%)  September 1-December 31...           35 (12%)  ..........................  .................
September 1-October 1..................         150 (7.5%)  n/a.......................                n/a  ..........................  .................
October 1-December 31..................          300 (15%)  n/a.......................                n/a  ..........................  .................
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    Total..............................       2,000 (100%)  n/a.......................         290 (100%)  ..........................          10 (100%)
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\1\ The Pacific halibut PSC limit for hook-and-line gear is allocated to the demersal shelf rockfish (DSR) fishery and fisheries other than DSR. The
  hook-and-line sablefish fishery is exempt from halibut PSC limits.

    2. On page 7347, in Table 14, in the second column, in the sixth 
entry, ``Atka mackere'' should read ``Atka mackerel''.
    3. On the same page, in the same table, in the third column, in the 
sixth entry, ``l60'' should read ``60''.
    4. On page 7350, Table 17 should read as set forth below:

 Table 17--Final 2009 and 2010 Non-Exempt American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel Halibut Prohibited Species Catch
                              (PSC) Limits for Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the GOA
                                           [Values are in metric tons]
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                                                      Ratio of 1995-1997
                                                       non-exempt AFA CV                      2009 and 2010 non-
    Seasonal           Season        Target fishery    retained catch to   2009 and 2010 PSC   exempt AFA CV PSC
    allowance                                           total retained           limit               limit
                                                             catch
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1...............  January 20-April  shallow-water...               0.340                 450                 153
                   1.
                                    deep-water......               0.070                 100                   7
2...............  April 1-July 1..  shallow-water...               0.340                 100                  34
                                    deep-water......               0.070                 300                  21
3...............  July 1-September  shallow-water...               0.340                 200                  68
                   1.
                                    deep-water......               0.070                 400                  28
4...............  September 1-      shallow-water...               0.340                 150                  51
                   October 1.
                                    deep-water \1\..               0.070                   0                   0
5...............  October 1-        all targets.....               0.205                 300                  61
                   December 31.
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\1\ There is no apportionment of halibut PSC to the deep-water targets in September. However any unused
  apportionment to the deep-water targets from earlier in the fishing year may be used to support the deep-water
  targets in September.


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    5. On page 7355, Table 23 is corrected in part as set forth below:

                                  Table 23--Final 2009 GOA Groundfish Sideboard Limits for Amendment 80 Program Vessels
                                                       [Values are rounded to nearest metric ton]
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                                                                                                   Ratio of
                                                                                                 amendment 80                          2009 amendment 80
                Species                     Apportionments and                Area              program sector      2009 TAC  (mt)      program vessel
                                          allocations by season                                vessels 1998-2004                       sideboard limits
                                                                                                 catch to TAC                                (mt)
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                                                                      * * * * * * *
Northern rockfish.....................  Annual...................  W........................               1.000               2,054               2,054
Pelagic shelf rockfish................  Annual...................  W........................               0.764                 819                 626
                                                                   WYK......................               0.896                 234                 210
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[FR Doc. Z9-3295 Filed 3-13-09; 8:45 am]
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