50 CFR 635.29 - Transfer at sea.

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§ 635.29 Transfer at sea.
(a) Persons may not transfer an Atlantic tuna, blue marlin, white marlin, roundscale spearfish, or swordfish at sea in the Atlantic Ocean, regardless of where the fish was harvested. Notwithstanding the definition of “harvest” at § 600.10, for the purposes of this part, transfer includes, but is not limited to, moving or attempting to move an Atlantic tuna that is on fishing or other gear in the water from one vessel to another vessel. However, an owner or operator of a vessel for which a Purse Seine category Atlantic Tunas category permit has been issued under § 635.4 may transfer large medium and giant BFT at sea from the net of the catching vessel to another vessel for which a Purse Seine category Atlantic Tunas permit has been issued, provided the amount transferred does not cause the receiving vessel to exceed its currently authorized vessel allocation, including incidental catch limits.
(b) Persons may not transfer a shark or a sailfish at sea shoreward of the outer boundary of the EEZ, regardless of where the shark was harvested, and persons may not transfer at sea a shark or a sailfish taken shoreward of the outer boundary of the EEZ, regardless of where the transfer takes place.
[64 FR 29135, May 28, 1999, as amended at 75 FR 57701, Sept. 22, 2010; 76 FR 39032, July 5, 2011]

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  • 2014-08-26; vol. 79 # 165 - Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    1. 79 FR 50854 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Temporary rule; inseason General category retention limit adjustment.
      Effective September 1, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
      50 CFR Part 635

Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-09-18; vol. 79 # 181 - Thursday, September 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56047 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan; Amendment 9
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Notice of public hearings.
      Written comments will be accepted until November 14, 2014. The public hearings and webinars will occur between September 24, 2014, and November 4, 2014. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for dates, times, and locations.
      50 CFR Part 635