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Download as PDF 2910 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 13 / Wednesday, January 21, 2015 / Proposed Rules appropriate, concerning the environmental and economic impacts of the recommendations. The Regional Administrator shall review these recommendations, and after such review, NMFS will publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register specifying the annual ACL, ACT, TAL and any management measures to ensure that the TAL will not be exceeded for the upcoming fishing year or years. After considering public comments, NMFS will publish a final rule in the Federal Register to implement the ACL, ACT, TAL and any management measures. The previous year’s specifications will remain effective unless revised through the specification process and/or the research quota process described in paragraph (e) of this section. NMFS will issue notification in the Federal Register if the previous year’s specifications will not be changed. * * * * * ■ 25. In § 648.299, add paragraph (a)(1)(xviii) to read as follows: § 648.299 Tilefish framework specifications. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS (a) * * * (1) * * * (xviii) Changes, as appropriate, to the SBRM, including the CV-based performance standard, the means by which discard data are collected/ obtained, fishery stratification, the process for prioritizing observer sea-day allocations, reports, and/or industry- VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Jan 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 funded observers or observer set aside programs; * * * * * ■ 26. In § 648.320, revise paragraphs (a)(5)(ii) and (iii) and add paragraph (a)(5)(iv) to read as follows: § 648.320 Skate FMP review and monitoring. (a) * * * (5) * * * (ii) In-season possession limit triggers for the wing and/or bait fisheries; (iii) Required adjustments to inseason possession limit trigger percentages or the ACL–ACT buffer, based on the accountability measures specified at § 648.323; and (iv) Changes, as appropriate, to the SBRM, including the CV-based performance standard, the means by which discard data are collected/ obtained, fishery stratification, the process for prioritizing observer sea-day allocations, reports, and/or industryfunded observers or observer set aside programs. * * * * * ■ 27. In § 648.321, revise paragraphs (b)(22) and (23) and add paragraph (b)(24) to read as follows: § 648.321 Framework adjustment process. * * * * * (b) * * * (22) Reduction of the baseline 25percent ACL–ACT buffer to less than 25 percent; (23) Changes to catch monitoring procedures; and PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 (24) Changes, as appropriate, to the SBRM, including the CV-based performance standard, the means by which discard data are collected/ obtained, fishery stratification, the process for prioritizing observer sea-day allocations, reports, and/or industryfunded observers or observer set aside programs. * * * * * [FR Doc. 2015–00878 Filed 1–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 679 [Docket No. 141021887–4887–01] RIN 0648–XD587 Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands; 2015 and 2016 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish Correction In proposed rule 2014–28633 appearing on pages 72571–72593 in the issue of December 8, 2014, make the following correction: On page 72586, replace Tables 10, 11, and 12, which are duplicated on page 72587, with the following tables: BILLING CODE 1505–01–D E:\FR\FM\21JAP1.SGM 21JAP1 2911 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 13 / Wednesday, January 21, 2015 / Proposed Rules TABLE 8-PROPOSED 2015 AND 2016 APPORTIONMENT OF PROHIBITED SPECIES CATCH ALLOWANCES TO NON-TRAWL GEAR, THE CDQ PROGRAM, AMENDMENT 80, AND THE BSAI TRAWL LIMITED ACCESS SECTORS PSC species and area' Total nontrawl PSC Halibut mortality (mt) BSAI 900 Non-trawl PSC remaining aflerCDQ PSQ2 832 Total trawl PSC Trawl PSC remaining after CDQ PSQ 2 CDQPSQ reserve2 3,675 3,349 Amendment 80 sector3 BSAitrawl limited access fishery 393 2,325 875 Herring (mt) BSAI n/a n/a 2,172 n/a n/a n/a n/a Red king crab (animals) Zone I l::. opilio (animals) COBLZ n/a n/a 97,000 86,621 10,379 43,293 26,489 n/a n/a 11,185,892 9,989,002 1,196,890 4,909,594 3,210,465 l::. bairdi n/a n/a 980,000 875,140 104,860 368,521 411,228 crab (animals) Zone I l::. bairdi crab (animals) Zone 2 n/a n/a 2,970,000 2,652,210 317,790 627,778 1,241,500 1 Refer to§ 679.2 for definitions of zones. Section 679.2l(e)(3)(i)(A)(;?,) allocates 326 mt of the trawl halibut mortality limit and§ 679.2l(e)(4)(i)(A) allocates 7.5 percent, or 67 mt, of the non-trawl halibut mortality limit as the PSQ reserve for use by the groundfish CDQ program. The PSQ reserve for crab species is 10.7 percent of each crab PSC limit. 2 3 The Amendment 80 program reduced apportionment of the trawl PSC limits by 150 mt for halibut mortality and 20 percent for crab PSC. These reductions are not apportioned to other gear types or sectors. TABLE 9-PROPOSED 2015 AND 2016 HERRING AND RED KING CRAB SAVINGS SUBAREA PROHIBITED SPECIES CATCH ALLOWANCES FOR ALL TRAWL SECTORS Fishery categories Red king crab (animals) Zone I Herring (mt) BSAI Yellowfin sole Rock sole/flathead sole/other flatfish 1 Greenland turbot/arrowtooth flounder/sablefish 2 Rockfish Pacific cod Mid water trawl pollock Pollock/Atka mackerel/other species 3 .4 Red king crab savings subarea non-pelagic trawl gear' n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 24,250 148 24 16 II 33 1,776 164 n/a 2,172 Total trawl PSC 97,000 "0ther flatfish" for PSC monitoring includes all flatfish species, except for halibut (a prohibited species), arrowtooth flounder, flathead sole, Greenland turbot, Kamchatka flounder, rock sole, and yellowfin sole. 2 "Arrowtooth flounder" for PSC monitoring includes Kamchatka flounder. 3 Pollock other than pelagic trawl pollock, Atka mackerel, and "other species" fishery category. 4 "0ther species" for PSC monitoring includes sculpins, sharks, skates, and octopuses. 5 In October 2014 the Council recommended that the red king crab bycatch limit for non-pelagic trawl fisheries within the RKCSS be limited to 25 percent of the red king crab PSC allowance (see§ 679.21 (e)(3)(ii)(B)(2)). 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 13 (Wednesday, January 21, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 2910-2911]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: C1-2014-28633]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 679

[Docket No. 141021887-4887-01]
RIN 0648-XD587


Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Bering Sea 
and Aleutian Islands; 2015 and 2016 Harvest Specifications for 
Groundfish

Correction

    In proposed rule 2014-28633 appearing on pages 72571-72593 in the 
issue of December 8, 2014, make the following correction:
    On page 72586, replace Tables 10, 11, and 12, which are duplicated 
on page 72587, with the following tables:
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