50 CFR 665.261 - Definitions.

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§ 665.261 Definitions.
As used in §§ 665.260 through 665.270:
Hawaii precious coral management unit species (Hawaii precious coral MUS) means any coral of the genus Corallium in addition to the following species of corals:
English common name Scientific name
Pink coral (also known as red coral) Corallium secundum, Corallium regale, Corallium laauense.
Gold coral Gerardia spp., Callogorgia gilberti, Narella spp., Calyptrophora spp.
Bamboo coral Lepidisis olapa, Acanella spp.
Black coral Antipathes griggi, Antipathes grandis, Antipathes ulex.
Hawaii precious coral permit area means the area encompassing the precious coral beds within the EEZ around Hawaii. Each bed is designated by a permit area code and assigned to one of the following four categories:
(1) Established beds.
(i) Makapu'u (Oahu), Permit Area E-B-1, includes the area within a radius of 2.0 nm of a point at 21°18.0′ N. lat., 157°32.5′ W. long.
(ii) Au'au Channel (Maui), Permit Area E-B-2, includes the area west and south of a point at 21°10′ N. lat., 156°40′ W. long., and east of a point at 21° N. lat., 157° W. long., and west and north of a point at 20°45′ N. lat., 156°40′ W. long.
(2) Conditional beds.
(i) Keahole Point (Hawaii), Permit Area C-B-1, includes the area within a radius of 0.5 nm of a point at 19°46.0′ N. lat., 156°06.0′ W. long.
(ii) Kaena Point (Oahu), Permit Area C-B-2, includes the area within a radius of 0.5 nm of a point at 21°35.4′ N. lat., 158°22.9′ W. long.
(iii) Brooks Bank, Permit Area C-B-3, includes the area within a radius of 2.0 nm of a point at 24°06.0′ N. lat., 166°48.0′ W. long.
(iv) 180 Fathom Bank, Permit Area C-B-4, N.W. of Kure Atoll, includes the area within a radius of 2.0 nm of a point at 28°50.2′ N. lat., 178°53.4′ W. long.
(3) Refugia. Westpac Bed, Permit Area R-1, includes the area within a radius of 2.0 nm of a point at 23°18′ N. lat., 162°35′ W. long.
(4) Exploratory areas. Permit Area X-P-H includes all coral beds, other than established beds, conditional beds, or refugia, in the EEZ seaward of the State of Hawaii.

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Title 50 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-01-27; vol. 79 # 17 - Monday, January 27, 2014
    1. 79 FR 4276 - Pacific Island Fisheries; 2014 Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final specifications.
      The final specifications are effective February 26, 2014, through December 31, 2014.
      50 CFR Part 665