Pacific Island Fisheries; 2017 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Harvest Guideline, 7731-7732 [2017-01410]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Rules and Regulations 7731 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notification of lobster harvest guideline. 50 CFR Part 665 BILLING CODE 3510–22–C SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RIN 0648–XF155 Pacific Island Fisheries; 2017 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Harvest Guideline National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 NMFS establishes the annual harvest guideline for the commercial lobster fishery in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for calendar year 2017 at zero lobsters. DATES: January 23, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Harman, NMFS PIR Sustainable Fisheries, telephone: 808–725–5170. E:\FR\FM\23JAR1.SGM 23JAR1 ER23JA17.012</GPH> National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2017–00559 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] 7732 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Rules and Regulations NMFS manages the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) commercial lobster fishery under the Fishery Ecosystem Plan for the Hawaiian Archipelago. The regulations at 50 CFR 665.252(b) require NMFS to publish an annual harvest guideline for lobster Permit Area 1, comprised of Federal waters around the NWHI. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 Regulations governing the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the NWHI prohibit the unpermitted removal of monument resources (50 CFR 404.7), and establish a zero annual harvest guideline for lobsters (50 CFR 404.10(a)). Accordingly, NMFS establishes the harvest guideline for the NWHI commercial lobster fishery for calendar PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 year 2017 at zero lobsters. Harvest of NWHI lobster resources is not allowed. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: January 17, 2017. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–01410 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\23JAR1.SGM 23JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 13 (Monday, January 23, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 7731-7732]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-01410]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 665

RIN 0648-XF155


Pacific Island Fisheries; 2017 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands 
Lobster Harvest Guideline

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notification of lobster harvest guideline.

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SUMMARY: NMFS establishes the annual harvest guideline for the 
commercial lobster fishery in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for 
calendar year 2017 at zero lobsters.

DATES: January 23, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Harman, NMFS PIR Sustainable 
Fisheries, telephone: 808-725-5170.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NMFS manages the Northwestern Hawaiian 
Islands (NWHI) commercial lobster fishery under the Fishery Ecosystem 
Plan for the Hawaiian Archipelago. The regulations at 50 CFR 665.252(b) 
require NMFS to publish an annual harvest guideline for lobster Permit 
Area 1, comprised of Federal waters around the NWHI.
    Regulations governing the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National 
Monument in the NWHI prohibit the unpermitted removal of monument 
resources (50 CFR 404.7), and establish a zero annual harvest guideline 
for lobsters (50 CFR 404.10(a)). Accordingly, NMFS establishes the 
harvest guideline for the NWHI commercial lobster fishery for calendar 
year 2017 at zero lobsters. Harvest of NWHI lobster resources is not 
allowed.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: January 17, 2017.
Emily H. Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-01410 Filed 1-19-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P