50 CFR Appendix B to Part 622 - Gulf Areas

Appendix B to Part 622 - Gulf Areas

Table 1 of Appendix B to Part 622 - Seaward Coordinates of the Longline and Buoy Gear Restricted Area

Point number and reference location 1 North lat. West long.
1 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary north of Dry Tortugas 24°48.0′ 82°48.0′
2 North of Rebecca Shoal 25°07.5′ 82°34.0′
3 Off Sanibel Island - Offshore 26°26.0′ 82°59.0′
4 West of Egmont Key 27°30.0′ 83°21.5′
5 Off Anclote Keys - Offshore 28°10.0′ 83°45.0′
6 Southeast corner of Florida Middle Ground 28°11.0′ 84°00.0′
7 Southwest corner of Florida Middle Ground 28°11.0′ 84°07.0′
8 West corner of Florida Middle Ground 28°26.6′ 84°24.8′
9 Northwest corner of Florida Middle Ground 28°42.5′ 84°24.8′
10 South of Carrabelle 29°05.0′ 84°47.0′
11 South of Cape St. George 29°02.5′ 85°09.0′
12 South of Cape San Blas lighted bell buoy - 20 fathoms 29°21.0′ 85°30.0′
13 South of Cape San Blas lighted bell buoy - 50 fathoms 28°58.7′ 85°30.0′
14 De Soto Canyon 30°06.0′ 86°55.0′
15 South of Pensacola 29°46.0′ 87°19.0′
16 South of Perdido Bay 29°29.0′ 87°27.5′
17 East of North Pass of Mississippi River 29°14.5′ 88°28.0′
18 East of South Pass of Mississippi River 29°04.0′ 88°49.7′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary
Then westerly along the seaward limit of the State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary to:
19 South of Southwest Pass of Mississippi River 28°45.8′ 89°29.5′
20 Northwest tip of Mississippi Canyon 28°38.5′ 90°08.5′
21 West side of Mississippi Canyon 28°34.5′ 89°59.5′
22 South of Timbalier Bay 28°22.5′ 90°02.5′
23 South of Terrebonne Bay 28°10.5′ 90°31.5′
24 South of Freeport 27°58.0′ 95°00.0′
25 Off Matagorda Island 27°43.0′ 96°02.0′
26 Off Aransas Pass 27°30.0′ 96°23.5′
27 Northeast of Port Mansfield 27°00.0′ 96°39.0′
28 East of Port Mansfield 26°44.0′ 96°37.5′
29 Northeast of Port Isabel 26°22.0′ 96°21.0′
30 U.S. and Mexico EEZ boundary 26°00.5′ 96°24.5′
Then westerly along U.S. and Mexico EEZ boundary to seaward limit of the State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary

1 Nearest identifiable landfall, boundary, navigational aid, or submarine area.

Table 2 of Appendix B to Part 622 - Seaward Coordinates of the Stressed Area

Point number and reference location 1 North lat. West long.
1 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary northeast of Dry Tortugas 24°45.5′ 82°41.5′
2 North of Marquesas Keys 24°48.0′ 82°06.5′
3 Off Cape Sable 25°15.0′ 82°02.0′
4 Off Sanibel Island - Inshore 26°26.0′ 82°29.0′
5 Off Sanibel Island - Offshore 26°26.0′ 82°59.0′
6 West of Egmont Key 27°30.0′ 83°21.5′
7 Off Anclote Keys - Offshore 28°10.0′ 83°45.0′
8 Off Anclote Keys - Inshore 28°10.0′ 83°14.0′
9 Off Deadman Bay 29°38.0′ 84°00.0′
10 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary east of Cape St. George 29°35.5′ 84°38.6′
Then westerly along the seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary to:
11 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary south of Cape San Blas 29°32.2′ 85°27.1′
12 Southwest of Cape San Blas 29°30.5′ 85°52.0′
13 Off St. Andrew Bay 29°53.0′ 86°10.0′
14 De Soto Canyon 30°06.0′ 86°55.0′
15 South of Florida and Alabama border 29°34.5′ 87°38.0′
16 Off Mobile Bay 29°41.0′ 88°00.0′
17 South of Alabama and Mississippi border 30°01.5′ 88°23.7′
18 Horn and Chandeleur Islands 30°01.5′ 88°39.8′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary
Then southerly along the seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary to:
19 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary off Chandeleur Islands 29°50.8′ 88°39.07′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary
20 Chandeleur Islands 29°35.5′ 88°37.0′
21 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary off North Pass of Mississippi River 29°21.0′ 88°54.43′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary
Then southerly and westerly along the seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary to:
22 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary off Southwest Pass of Mississippi River 29°01.3′ 89°34.67′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary
23 Seaward limit of the State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary west of Mississippi River 29°5.24′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary 89°41.0′
Then westerly along the seaward limit of the State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary to:
24 Seaward limit of State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary south of Grand Isle 29°3.03′ at State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary 89°56.0′
25 Quick flashing horn buoy south of Isles Dernieres 28°32.5′ 90°42.0′
26 Southeast of Calcasieu Pass 29°10.0′ 92°37.0′
27 South of Sabine Pass - 10 fathoms 29°09.0′ 93°41.0′
28 South of Sabine Pass - 30 fathoms 28°21.5′ 93°28.0′
29 East of Aransas Pass 27°49.0′ 96°19.5′
30 East of Baffin Bay 27°12.0′ 96°51.0′
31 Northeast of Port Mansfield 26°46.5′ 96°52.0′
32 Northeast of Port Isabel 26°21.5′ 96°35.0′
33 U.S. and Mexico EEZ boundary 26°00.5′ 96°36.0′
Then westerly along U.S. and Mexico EEZ boundary to seaward limit of the State and Federal Reef Fish Management Boundary

1 Nearest identifiable landfall, boundary, navigational aid, or submarine area.

[85 FR 20614, Apr. 14, 2020, as amended at 85 FR 36165, June 15, 2020]