50 CFR § 679.54 - Release of observer data to the public.
(1) Vessel name and Federal permit number.
(7) The total weight of basket samples taken from sampled trawl hauls.
(b) Haul-specific data.
(1) The information listed in paragraphs (b)(1)(i) through (xiii) of this section and collected by observers from observed hauls on board vessels using trawl gear to participate in a directed fishery for groundfish other than rockfish, Greenland turbot, or Atka mackerel may be made available to the public:
(ii) Time of day gear is deployed.
(iii) Latitude and longitude at beginning of haul.
(iv) Bottom depth.
(xii) Sea surface temperature (where available).
(2) The identity of the vessels from which the data in paragraph (b)(1) of this section are collected will not be released.
(c) Competitive harm. In exceptional circumstances, the owners and operators of vessels may provide to the Regional Administrator written justification at the time observer data are submitted, or within a reasonable time thereafter, that disclosure of the information listed in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section could reasonably be expected to cause substantial competitive harm. The determination whether to disclose the information will be made pursuant to 15 CFR 4.7.