Pacific Island Fisheries; 2022 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Harvest Guideline, 71395 [2021-27269]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 239 / Thursday, December 16, 2021 / Rules and Regulations for public comment to implement the quota transfer is impracticable and contrary to the public interest as such a delay would likely result in an earlier closure of the fishery while fish are available on the fishing grounds. For all of the above reasons, there is good cause under 5 U.S.C. 553(d) to waive the 30day delay in effectiveness. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 971 et seq. and 1801 et seq. Dated: December 13, 2021. Ngagne Jafnar Gueye, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–27273 Filed 12–13–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 665 [RTID 0648–XB643] Pacific Island Fisheries; 2022 Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Lobster Harvest Guideline National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notification of lobster harvest guideline. AGENCY: NMFS establishes the annual harvest guideline for the commercial lobster fishery in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) for calendar year 2022 at zero lobsters. DATES: Effective December 16, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Kamikawa, NMFS PIR Sustainable Fisheries, tel 808–725–5177. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:14 Dec 15, 2021 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 71395 NMFS manages the 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 2022 at zero lobsters. Harvest of NWHI lobster resources is not allowed. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 9, 2021. Ngagne Jafnar Gueye, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–27269 Filed 12–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\16DER1.SGM 16DER1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 239 (Thursday, December 16, 2021)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-27269]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

50 CFR Part 665

[RTID 0648-XB643]


Pacific Island Fisheries; 2022 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 (NWHI) 
for calendar year 2022 at zero lobsters.

DATES: Effective December 16, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Kamikawa, NMFS PIR Sustainable 
Fisheries, tel 808-725-5177.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NMFS manages the 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 2022 at zero lobsters. Harvest of NWHI lobster resources is not 
allowed.

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

    Dated: December 9, 2021.
Ngagne Jafnar Gueye,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-27269 Filed 12-15-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P