50 CFR Appendix Table 15 to Part 679, Gear Codes, Descriptions, and Use

Table 15 to Part 679 - Gear Codes, Descriptions, and Use

Gear Codes, Descriptions, and Use

(X indicates where this code is used)

Name of gear Use alphabetic code to complete the following: Use numeric code to complete the following:
Alpha gear code NMFS logbooks Electronic check-in/ check-out Numeric gear code IERS eLandings ADF&G COAR
NMFS AND ADF&G GEAR CODES
Hook-and-line HAL X X 61 X X
Jig, mechanical JIG X X 26 X X
Pot (includes longline pot and pot-and-line) POT X X 91 X X
Trawl, nonpelagic/bottom NPT X X 07 X X
Trawl, pelagic/midwater PTR X X 47 X X
Troll, dinglebar TROLL X X 25 X X
Troll, hand TROLL X X 05 X X
Troll, power gurdy TROLL X X 15 X X
All other gear types OTH X X
ADF&G GEAR CODES
Diving 11 X X
Dredge 22 X X
Dredge, hydro/mechanical 23 X X
Fish ladder/raceway 77 X X
Fish wheel 08 X X
Gillnet, drift 03 X X
Gillnet, herring 34 X X
Gillnet, set 04 X X
Gillnet, sunken 41 X X
Handpicked 12 X X
Net, dip 13 X X
Net, ring 10 X X
Other/specify 99 X X
Pound 21 X X
Seine, purse 01 X X
Seine, beach 02 X X
Shovel 18 X X
Trap 90 X X
Trawl, beam 17 X X
Trawl, double otter 27 X
Trawl, pair 37 X X
Weir 14 X X
FIXED GEAR
Authorized gear for sablefish harvested from any GOA reporting area All longline gear (hook-and-line, jig, troll, and handline) and longline pot gear. For purposes of determining initial IFQ allocation, all pot gear used to make a legal landing.
Authorized gear for sablefish harvested from any BSAI reporting area All hook-and-line gear and all pot gear.
Authorized gear for halibut harvested from any IFQ regulatory area in the GOA All fishing gear composed of lines with hooks attached, including one or more stationary, buoyed, and anchored lines with hooks attached and longline pot gear.
Authorized gear for halibut harvested from any IFQ regulatory area in the BSAI All fishing gear composed of lines with hooks attached, including one or more stationary, buoyed, and anchored lines with hooks attached.
[ 73 FR 76187, Dec. 15, 2008, as amended at 81 FR 95457, Dec. 28, 2016]

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