50 CFR 635.33 - Archival tags.

§ 635.33 Archival tags.

(a)Landing an HMS with a surgically implanted archival tag. Notwithstanding other provisions of this part, persons may catch, possess, retain, and land an Atlantic HMS in which an archival tag has been surgically implanted, provided such persons return the tag to the research entity indicated on the tag or to NMFS at an address designated by NMFS and report the fish as required in § 635.5.

(b)Quota monitoring. If an Atlantic HMS landed under the authority of paragraph (a) of this section is subject to a quota, the fish will be counted against the applicable quota for the species consistent with the fishing gear and activity which resulted in the catch. In the event such fishing gear or activity is otherwise prohibited under applicable provisions of this part, the fish shall be counted against the reserve or research quota established for that species, as appropriate.

[ 81 FR 55379, Aug. 19, 2016]

Title 50 published on 19-May-2018 05:08

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR Part 635 after this date.

  • 2018-05-16; vol. 83 # 95 - Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    1. 83 FR 22602 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fisheries
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Temporary rule; closure of Angling category Gulf of Mexico trophy fishery.
      Effective 11:30 p.m., local time, May 13, 2018, through December 31, 2018.
      50 CFR Part 635


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