50 CFR § 665.206 - Gear restrictions.

§ 665.206 Gear restrictions.

(a)Bottom trawls and bottom set gillnets.Fishing for Hawaii bottomfish MUS or ECS, or seamount groundfishMUS with bottom trawls and bottom set gillnets is prohibited.

(b)Possession of gear. Possession of a bottom trawl and bottom set gillnet by any vessel having a permit under § 665.203 or otherwise established to be fishing for Hawaii bottomfish MUS or ECS, or seamount groundfishMUS in the management subareas is prohibited.

(c)Poisons and explosives. The possession or use of any poisons, explosives, or intoxicating substances for the purpose of harvesting Hawaii bottomfish MUS or ECS, or seamount groundfishMUS is prohibited.

[84 FR 2772, Feb. 8, 2019]