Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Adjustment of Georges Bank and Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Annual Catch Limits, 18801 [C1-2016-06306]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / Rules and Regulations 5. In § 300.187, revise paragraphs (f) introductory text and (f)(2) to read as follows: ■ § 300.187 Validation requirements. * * * * * (f) BCD tags. The requirements of this paragraph apply to Pacific bluefin tuna. Requirements for tagging Atlantic bluefin tuna are specified in § 635.5. * * * * * (2) Transfer. BCD tags for use on Pacific bluefin tuna issued under this section are not transferable and are usable only by the permit holder to whom they are issued. * * * * * PART 635—ATLANTIC HIGHLY MIGRATORY SPECIES 6. The authority citation for part 635 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 16 U.S.C. 971 et seq.; 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. 7. In § 635.5, revise paragraph (b)(2)(i)(A) to read as follows: ■ § 635.5 Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES * * * * (b) * * * (2) * * * (i) * * * (A) Landing reports. Each dealer with a valid Atlantic Tunas dealer permit issued under § 635.4 must submit the landing reports to NMFS for each bluefin received from a U.S. fishing vessel. Such reports must be submitted electronically by sending a facsimile or, once available, via the Internet, to a number or a web address designated by NMFS not later than 24 hours after receipt of the bluefin. Landing reports must include the name and permit number of the vessel that landed the VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:14 Mar 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 8. In § 635.71, revise paragraphs (b)(30), (31), (33), (34), and (35) to read as follows: ■ Recordkeeping and reporting. * bluefin and other information regarding the catch as instructed by NMFS. Landing reports submitted via facsimile must be signed by the permitted vessel owner or operator immediately upon transfer of the bluefin. When purchasing bluefin tuna from eligible IBQ Program participants or Atlantic Tunas Purse Seine category participants, permitted Atlantic Tunas dealers must also enter landing reports into the electronic IBQ System established under 635.15, not later than 24 hours after receipt of the bluefin. The vessel owner or operator must confirm that the IBQ System landing report information is accurate by entering a unique PIN when the dealer report is submitted. The dealer must inspect the vessel’s permit to verify that it is a commercial category, the required vessel name and permit number as listed on the permit are correctly recorded on the landing report, and that the vessel permit has not expired. * * * * * § 635.71 Prohibitions. * * * * * (b) * * * (30) Fish for any HMS, other than Atlantic BAYS tunas, with speargun fishing gear, as specified at § 635.21(i). (31) Harvest or fish for BAYS tunas using speargun gear with powerheads, or any other explosive devices, as specified in § 635.21(i). * * * * * (33) Fire or discharge speargun gear without being physically in the water, as specified at § 635.21(i). PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 18801 (34) Use speargun gear to harvest a BAYS tuna restricted by fishing lines or other means, as specified at § 635.21(i). (35) Use speargun gear to fish for BAYS tunas from a vessel that does not possess either a valid HMS Angling or HMS Charter/Headboat permit, as specified at § 635.21(i). * * * * * [FR Doc. 2016–07428 Filed 3–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 648 [Docket No. 160202070–6070–01] RIN 0648–XE427 Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast Multispecies Fishery; Adjustment of Georges Bank and Southern New England/MidAtlantic Yellowtail Flounder Annual Catch Limits Correction In rule document 2016–06306, appearing on pages 14986 through 14988 in the issue of Monday, March 21, 2016, make the following corrections: 1. On page 14986, in the third column, in the DATES section, on the first line, ‘‘April 18, 2016’’ should read ‘‘March 18, 2016’’. 2. On page 14987, in the second column, on the seventeenth and eighteenth lines, ‘‘April 18, 2016’’ should read ‘‘March 18, 2016’’. [FR Doc. C1–2016–06306 Filed 3–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D E:\FR\FM\01APR1.SGM 01APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 63 (Friday, April 1, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 18801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: C1-2016-06306]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 648

[Docket No. 160202070-6070-01]
RIN 0648-XE427


Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Northeast 
Multispecies Fishery; Adjustment of Georges Bank and Southern New 
England/Mid-Atlantic Yellowtail Flounder Annual Catch Limits

Correction

    In rule document 2016-06306, appearing on pages 14986 through 14988 
in the issue of Monday, March 21, 2016, make the following corrections:
    1. On page 14986, in the third column, in the DATES section, on the 
first line, ``April 18, 2016'' should read ``March 18, 2016''.
    2. On page 14987, in the second column, on the seventeenth and 
eighteenth lines, ``April 18, 2016'' should read ``March 18, 2016''.

[FR Doc. C1-2016-06306 Filed 3-31-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 1505-01-D