50 CFR § 622.277 - Bag and possession limits.

§ 622.277 Bag and possession limits.

Section 622.11(a) provides the general applicability for bag and possession limits.

(a) Atlantic dolphin and wahoo. Bag and possession limits are as follows:

(1) Dolphin.

(i) In the Atlantic EEZ - 10, not to exceed 60 per vessel, whichever is less, except on board a headboat, 10 per paying passenger.

(ii) In the Atlantic EEZ and lawfully harvested in Bahamian waters (as per § 622.276(b)) - 10, not to exceed 60 per vessel, whichever is less, except on board a headboat, 10 per paying passenger. For the purposes of this paragraph, for determining how many dolphin are on board a vessel in fillet form when harvested lawfully in Bahamian waters, two fillets of dolphin, regardless of the length of each fillet, is equivalent to one dolphin. The skin must remain intact on the entire fillet of any dolphin carcass.

(2) Wahoo.

(i) In the Atlantic EEZ - 2.

(ii) In the Atlantic EEZ and lawfully harvested in Bahamian waters (as per § 622.276(b)) - 2. For the purposes of this paragraph, for determining how many wahoo are on board a vessel in fillet form when harvested lawfully in Bahamian waters, two fillets of wahoo, regardless of the length of each fillet, is equivalent to one wahoo. The skin must remain intact on the entire fillet of any wahoo carcass.

(b) [Reserved]

[78 FR 22952, Apr. 17, 2013, as amended at 80 FR 80689, Dec. 28, 2015]