50 CFR Appendix Table 1B to Part 679, Discard and Disposition Codes 1

Table 1b to Part 679 - Discard and Disposition Codes 1
Description Code
Confiscation or seized 63
Deadloss (crab only) 79
Overage 62
Retained for future sale 87
Tagged IFQ Fish (Exempt from debit) 64
Whole fish/bait, not sold. Used as bait onboard vessel 92
Whole fish/bait, sold 61
Whole fish/discard at sea. Whole groundfish and prohibited species discarded by catcher vessels, catcher/processors, motherships, or tenders. DO NOT RECORD ON PTR 98
Whole fish/discard, damaged. Whole fish damaged by observer's sampling procedures 93
Whole fish/discard, decomposed. Decomposed or previously discarded fish 89
Whole fish/discard, infested. Flea-infested fish, parasite-infested fish 88
Whole fish/discard, onshore. Discard after delivery and before processing by shoreside processors, stationary floating processors, buying stations, and tender vessels and in-plant discard of whole groundfish and prohibited species during processing. DO NOT RECORD ON PTR 99
Whole fish/donated prohibited species. Number of Pacific salmon or Pacific halibut, otherwise required to be discarded, that is donated to charity under a NMFS-authorized program 86
Whole fish/fish meal. Whole fish destined for meal (includes offsite production.) DO NOT RECORD ON PTR 41
Whole fish/personal use, consumption. Fish or fish products eaten on board or taken off the vessel for personal use. Not sold or utilized as bait 95
Whole fish/sold, for human consumption 60

Note: When using whole fish codes, record round weights rather than product weights, even if the whole fish is not used.

1 Disposition Code: The intended use or disposal of the fish or shellfish.

[ 76 FR 40634, July 11, 2011, as amended at 81 FR 70607, Oct. 13, 2016]

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Title 50 published on 2015-08-22

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  • 2017-04-07; vol. 82 # 66 - Friday, April 7, 2017
    1. 82 FR 16946 - Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Pacific Cod by Vessels Using Pot Gear in the Central Regulatory Area of the Gulf of Alaska
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Temporary rule; modification of a closure.
      Effective 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), April 6, 2017, through 1200 hours, A.l.t., June 10, 2017. Comments must be received at the following address no later than 4:30 p.m., A.l.t., April 24, 2017.
      50 CFR Part 679