Title 50

PART 660

Part 660 - Fisheries Off West Coast States

PART 660 - FISHERIES OFF WEST COAST STATES Authority:16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 773 et seq., and 16 U.S.C. 7001 et seq. Source:61 FR 34572, July 2, 1996, unless otherwise noted. Editorial Note:Nomenclature changes to part 660 appear at 67 FR 65906, Oct. 29, 2002.

50:13.0.1.1.1.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
50:13.0.1.1.1.1.1.1SECTION 660.1
   660.1 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.1.1.2SECTION 660.2
   660.2 Relation to other laws.
50:13.0.1.1.1.1.1.3SECTION 660.3
   660.3 Reporting and recordkeeping.
50:13.0.1.1.1.1.1.4SECTION 660.4
   660.4 Usual and accustomed fishing areas for Pacific Coast treaty Indian tribes.
50:13.0.1.1.1.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - All West Coast EEZ Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.2.1.1SECTION 660.5
   660.5 Shared Ecosystem Component Species.
50:13.0.1.1.1.2.1.2SECTION 660.6
   660.6 Prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - West Coast Groundfish Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.1SECTION 660.10
   660.10 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.2SECTION 660.11
   660.11 General definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.3SECTION 660.12
   660.12 General groundfish prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.4SECTION 660.13
   660.13 Recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.5SECTION 660.14
   660.14 Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) requirements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.6SECTION 660.15
   660.15 Equipment requirements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.7SECTION 660.16
   660.16 Groundfish observer program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.8SECTION 660.17
   660.17 Catch monitor program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.9SECTION 660.18
   660.18 Observer and catch monitor provider permits and endorsements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.10SECTION 660.19
   660.19 Appeals process for catch monitors, observers, and provider permits.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.11SECTION 660.20
   660.20 Vessel and gear identification.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.12SECTION 660.21
   660.21 Seabird Avoidance Program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.13SECTION 660.24
   660.24 Limited entry and open access fisheries.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.14SECTION 660.25
   660.25 Permits.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.15SECTION 660.30
   660.30 Compensation with fish for collecting resource information - EFPs.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.16SECTION 660.40
   660.40 Overfished species rebuilding plans.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.17SECTION 660.50
   660.50 Pacific Coast treaty Indian fisheries.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.18SECTION 660.55
   660.55 Allocations.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.19SECTION 660.60
   660.60 Specifications and management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.20SECTION 660.65
   660.65 Groundfish harvest specifications.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.21SECTION 660.70
   660.70 Groundfish conservation areas.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.22SECTION 660.71
   660.71 Latitude/longitude coordinates defining the 10-fm (18-m) through 40-fm (73-m) depth contours.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.23SECTION 660.72
   660.72 Latitude/longitude coordinates defining the 50 fm (91 m) through 75 fm (137 m) depth contours.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.24SECTION 660.73
   660.73 Latitude/longitude coordinates defining the 100 fm (183 m) through 150 fm (274 m) depth contours.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.25SECTION 660.74
   660.74 Latitude/longitude coordinates defining the 180 fm (329 m) through 250 fm (457 m) depth contours.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.26SECTION 660.75
   660.75 Essential Fish Habitat (EFH).
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.27SECTION 660.76
   660.76 Coastwide EFHCAs.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.28SECTION 660.77
   660.77 EFHCAs off the Coast of Washington.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.29SECTION 660.78
   660.78 EFHCAs off the Coast of Oregon.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.30SECTION 660.79
   660.79 EFHCAs off the Coast of California.
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.1APPENDIX
   Table 1a to Part 660, Subpart C - 2019, Specifications of OFL, ABC, ACL, ACT and Fishery HG
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.2APPENDIX
   Table 1b to Part 660, Subpart C - 2019, Allocations by Species or Species Group
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.3APPENDIX
   Table 1c to Part 660, Subpart C - Sablefish North of 36° N lat. Allocations, 2019
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.4APPENDIX
   Table 1d to Part 660, Subpart C - Whiting and non-whiting initial issuance allocation percentage for IFQ decided through the harvest specifications, 2011
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.5APPENDIX
   Table 2a to Part 660, Subpart C - 2020, and Beyond, Specification of OFL, ABC, ACL, ACT and Fishery Harvest Guidelines
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.6APPENDIX
   Table 2b to Part 660, Subpart C - 2020, and Beyond, Allocations by Species or Species Group
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.7APPENDIX
   Table 2c to Part 660, Subpart C - Sablefish North of 36° N lat. Allocations, 2020 and Beyond
50:13.0.1.1.1.3.1.31.8APPENDIX
   Table 3 to Part 660, Subpart C - Vessel Capacity Ratings for West Coast Groundfish Limited Entry Permits
50:13.0.1.1.1.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - West Coast Groundfish - Limited Entry Trawl Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.1SECTION 660.100
   660.100 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.2SECTION 660.111
   660.111 Trawl fishery - definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.3SECTION 660.112
   660.112 Trawl fishery - prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.4SECTION 660.113
   660.113 Trawl fishery - recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.5SECTION 660.114
   660.114 Trawl fishery - economic data collection program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.6SECTION 660.115
   660.115 Trawl fishery - cost recovery program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.7SECTION 660.120
   660.120 Trawl fishery - crossover provisions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.8SECTION 660.130
   660.130 Trawl fishery - management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.9SECTION 660.131
   660.131 Pacific whiting fishery management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.10SECTION 660.140
   660.140 Shorebased IFQ Program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.11SECTION 660.150
   660.150 Mothership (MS) Coop Program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.12SECTION 660.160
   660.160 Catcher/processor (C/P) Coop Program.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.13.9APPENDIX
   Table 1 (North) to Part 660, Subpart D - Limited Entry Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas and Landing Allowances for Non-IFQ Species and Pacific Whiting North of 40°10′ N Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.13.10APPENDIX
   Table 1 (South) to Part 660, Subpart D - Limited Entry Trawl Landing Allowances for Non-IFQ Species and Pacific Whiting South of 40°10′ N Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.4.1.13.11APPENDIX
   Figure 1 to Part 660, Subpart D - Diagram of Selective Flatfish Trawl
50:13.0.1.1.1.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - West Coast Groundfish - Limited Entry Fixed Gear Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.1SECTION 660.210
   660.210 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.2SECTION 660.211
   660.211 Fixed gear fishery - definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.3SECTION 660.212
   660.212 Fixed gear fishery - prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.4SECTION 660.213
   660.213 Fixed gear fishery - recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.5SECTION 660.216
   660.216 Fixed gear fishery - observer requirements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.6SECTION 660.219
   660.219 Fixed gear identification and marking.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.7SECTION 660.220
   660.220 Fixed gear fishery - crossover provisions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.8SECTION 660.230
   660.230 Fixed gear fishery - management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.9SECTION 660.231
   660.231 Limited entry fixed gear sablefish primary fishery.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.10SECTION 660.232
   660.232 Limited entry daily trip limit (DTL) fishery for sablefish.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.11.12APPENDIX
   Table 2 (North) to Part 660, Subpart E - Non-Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas and Trip Limits for Limited Entry Fixed Gear North of 40°10′ N Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.5.1.11.13APPENDIX
   Table 2 (South) to Part 660, Subpart E - Non-Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas and Trip Limits for Limited Entry Fixed Gear South of 40°10′ N Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - West Coast Groundfish - Open Access Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.1SECTION 660.310
   660.310 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.2SECTION 660.311
   660.311 Open access fishery - definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.3SECTION 660.312
   660.312 Open access fishery - prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.4SECTION 660.313
   660.313 Open access fishery - recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.5SECTION 660.316
   660.316 Open access fishery - observer requirements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.6SECTION 660.319
   660.319 Open access fishery gear identification and marking.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.7SECTION 660.320
   660.320 Open access fishery - crossover provisions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.8SECTION 660.330
   660.330 Open access fishery - management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.9SECTION 660.332
   660.332 Open access daily trip limit (DTL) fishery for sablefish.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.10SECTION 660.333
   660.333 Open access non-groundfish trawl fishery - management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.11.14APPENDIX
   Table 3 (North) to Part 660, Subpart F - Non-Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas and Trip Limits for Open Access Gears North of 40°10′ N Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.6.1.11.15APPENDIX
   Table 3 (South) to Part 660, Subpart F - Non-Trawl Rockfish Conservation Areas and Trip Limits for Open Access Gears South of 40°10′ N. Lat.
50:13.0.1.1.1.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - West Coast Groundfish - Recreational Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.7.1.1SECTION 660.350
   660.350 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.7.1.2SECTION 660.351
   660.351 Recreational fishery - definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.7.1.3SECTION 660.352
   660.352 Recreational fishery - prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.7.1.4SECTION 660.353
   660.353 Recreational fishery - recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.7.1.5SECTION 660.360
   660.360 Recreational fishery - management measures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - West Coast Salmon Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.1SECTION 660.401
   660.401 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.2SECTION 660.402
   660.402 Definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.3SECTION 660.403
   660.403 Relation to other laws.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.4SECTION 660.404
   660.404 Recordkeeping and reporting.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.5SECTION 660.405
   660.405 Prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.6SECTION 660.406
   660.406 Exempted fishing.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.7SECTION 660.407
   660.407 Treaty Indian fishing.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.8SECTION 660.408
   660.408 Annual actions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.9SECTION 660.409
   660.409 Inseason actions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.10SECTION 660.410
   660.410 Conservation objectives, ACLs, and de minimis control rules.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.11SECTION 660.411
   660.411 Notification and publication procedures.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.12SECTION 660.412
   660.412 EFH identifications and descriptions for Pacific salmon.
50:13.0.1.1.1.8.1.13.16APPENDIX
   Table 1 to Subpart H of Part 660 - Pacific Salmon EFH Identified by USGS Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)
50:13.0.1.1.1.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Coastal Pelagics Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.1SECTION 660.501
   660.501 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.2SECTION 660.502
   660.502 Definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.3SECTION 660.503
   660.503 Management subareas.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.4SECTION 660.504
   660.504 Vessel identification.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.5SECTION 660.505
   660.505 Prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.6SECTION 660.506
   660.506 Gear restrictions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.7SECTION 660.507
   660.507 Closed areas to reduction fishing.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.8SECTION 660.508
   660.508 Annual specifications.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.9SECTION 660.509
   660.509 Accountability measures (season closures).
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.10SECTION 660.510
   660.510 Fishing seasons.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.11SECTION 660.511
   660.511 Catch restrictions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.12SECTION 660.512
   660.512 Limited entry fishery.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.13SECTION 660.513
   660.513 Permit conditions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.14SECTION 660.514
   660.514 Transferability.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.15SECTION 660.515
   660.515 Renewal of limited entry permits.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.16SECTION 660.516
   660.516 Exempted fishing.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.17SECTION 660.517
   660.517 Framework for revising regulations.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.18SECTION 660.518
   660.518 Pacific Coast Treaty Indian Rights.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.19SECTION 660.519
   660.519 Scientific observers.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.20SECTION 660.520
   660.520 Reporting requirements.
50:13.0.1.1.1.9.1.21.17APPENDIX
   Figure 1 to Subpart I of Part 660 - Existing California Area Closures (hatched areas extend to 3 miles offshore; cross-hatched areas extend beyond 3 miles offshore) and Optional Catalina Channel Foreign Vessel Closure (outlined by dashed lines)
50:13.0.1.1.1.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - West Coast Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Program
50:13.0.1.1.1.10.1.1SECTION 660.600
   660.600 Applicability.
50:13.0.1.1.1.10.1.2SECTION 660.601
   660.601 Definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.10.1.3SECTION 660.602
   660.602 Prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.10.1.4SECTION 660.603
   660.603 Electronic monitoring provider permits and responsibilities.
50:13.0.1.1.1.10.1.5SECTION 660.604
   660.604 Vessel and first receiver responsibilities.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Highly Migratory Fisheries
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.1SECTION 660.701
   660.701 Purpose and scope.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.2SECTION 660.702
   660.702 Definitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.3SECTION 660.703
   660.703 Management area.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.4SECTION 660.704
   660.704 Vessel identification.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.5SECTION 660.705
   660.705 Prohibitions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.6SECTION 660.706
   660.706 Pacific Coast Treaty Indian rights.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.7SECTION 660.707
   660.707 Permits.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.8SECTION 660.708
   660.708 Reporting and recordkeeping.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.9SECTION 660.709
   660.709 Annual specifications.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.10SECTION 660.710
   660.710 Closure of directed fishery.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.11SECTION 660.711
   660.711 General catch restrictions.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.12SECTION 660.712
   660.712 Longline fishery.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.13SECTION 660.713
   660.713 Drift gillnet fishery.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.14SECTION 660.714
   660.714 Purse seine fishery. [Reserved]
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.15SECTION 660.715
   660.715 Harpoon fishery. [Reserved]
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.16SECTION 660.716
   660.716 Surface hook-and-line fishery. [Reserved]
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.17SECTION 660.717
   660.717 Framework for revising regulations.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.18SECTION 660.718
   660.718 Exempted fishing.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.19SECTION 660.719
   660.719 Scientific observers.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.20SECTION 660.720
   660.720 Interim protection for sea turtles.
50:13.0.1.1.1.11.1.21SECTION 660.721
   660.721 Recreational fishing bag limits and filleting requirements.