In addition to the prohibitions in § 300.4, it is unlawful for any person to:
(a) Fail to obtain and have on board a fishing vessel a valid WCPFC Area Endorsement as required in § 300.212.
(b) Fail to report a change in the information required in an application for a WCPFC Area Endorsement as required in § 300.212(g).
(c) Fail to provide information on vessels and fishing authorizations or fail to report changes in such information as required in § 300.213.
(d) Fish for, retain on board, or land fish, including HMS, in areas under the jurisdiction of a nation other than the United States without authorization by such nation to do so, as provided in § 300.214(a)(1) and (b)(1).
(e) Operate a fishing vessel in violation of, or fail to ensure the vessel crew complies with, the applicable national laws of a member of the Commission other than the United States, including any laws related to carrying vessel observers or the operation of VMS units, as provided in § 300.214(a)(2) and (b)(2).
(f) Fail to carry, allow on board, or assist a WCPFC observer as required in § 300.215.
(g) Assault, obstruct, resist, delay, refuse boarding to, intimidate, harass, or interfere with a WCPFC observer, or attempt to do any of the same, or fail to provide a WCPFC observer with food, accommodation or medical facilities, as required in § 300.215.
(h) Offload, receive, or load fish from a purse seine vessel at sea in the Convention Area, in contravention of § 300.216.
(i) Fail to mark a fishing vessel or a boat, skiff, or other watercraft on board the fishing vessel as required in § 300.217, or remove, obscure, or obstruct such markings, or attempt to do so.
(j) Fail to maintain and report catch and effort information or transshipment information as required in § 300.218.
(k) Fail to install, activate, or operate a VMS unit as required in § 300.219(c).
(l) In the event of VMS unit failure or interruption, fail to repair or replace a VMS unit, fail to notify the SAC and follow the instructions provided, or otherwise fail to act as provided in § 300.219(c)(4).
(m) Disable, destroy, damage or operate improperly a VMS unit installed under § 300.219, or attempt to do any of the same, or fail to ensure that its operation is not impeded or interfered with, as provided in § 300.219(e).
(n) Fail to make a VMS unit installed under § 300.219 or the position data obtained from it available for inspection, as provided in § 300.219(f) and (g).
(o) Fail to carry on board and monitor communication devices as required in § 300.219(h).
(p) Fail to carry on board and make available the required vessel documentation and authorizations as required in § 300.221(a)(1).
(q) Fail to continuously monitor the specified radio frequencies as required in § 300.221(a)(2).
(r) Fail to carry on board, and keep accessible, an up-to-date copy of the International Code of Signals as required in § 300.221(a)(3).
(s) Fail to provide access to, or fail to allow and assist, a WCPFC transshipment monitor as required in § 300.221(a)(4).
(t) Fail to comply with the instructions of, or fail to accept and facilitate prompt and safe boarding by, a WCPFC inspector, or fail to cooperate and assist a WCPFC inspector in the inspection of a fishing vessel, as provided in § 300.221(b).
(u) Fail to stow fishing gear or fishing equipment as required in § 300.221(c).
(v) Use a fishing vessel equipped with purse seine gear to fish in the ELAPS while the fishery is closed under § 300.223(a).
(w) Set a purse seine around, near or in association with a FAD or deploy or service a FAD in contravention of § 300.223(b).
(x) Use a fishing vessel equipped with purse seine gear to fish in an area closed under § 300.223(c).
(y) Discard fish at sea in the ELAPS in contravention of § 300.223(d).
(z) Fail to carry an observer as required in § 300.223(e).
(aa) Fail to comply with the sea turtle mitigation gear and handling requirements of § 300.223(f).
(bb) Use a fishing vessel to retain on board, transship, or land bigeye tuna captured by longline gear in the Convention Area or to fish in contravention of § 300.224(e)(1) or (e)(2).
(cc) Use a fishing vessel to fish in the Pacific Ocean using longline gear both inside and outside the Convention Area on the same fishing trip in contravention of § 300.224(e)(3).