50 CFR Appendix Table 20 to Part 679, Seabird Avoidance Gear Requirements for Vessels, based on Area, Gear, and Vessel Type. (See § 679.24(e) for complete seabird avoidance program requirements; see 679.24(e)(1) for applicable fisheries)

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Table 20 to Part 679 - Seabird Avoidance Gear Requirements for Vessels, based on Area, Gear, and Vessel Type. (See § 679.24(e) for complete seabird avoidance program requirements; see 679.24(e)(1) for applicable fisheries)
If you operate a vessel deploying hook-and-line gear, other than snap gear, in waters specified at § 679.24(e)(3) , and your vessel is... then you must use this seabird avoidance gear in conjunction with requirements at § 679.24(e) ...
>26 ft to 55 ft LOA and without masts, poles, or rigging minimum of one buoy bag line
>26 ft to 55 ft LOA and with masts, poles, or rigging minimum of a single streamer line of a standard specified at § 679.24(e)(4)(ii)
>55 ft LOA minimum of paired streamer lines of a standard specified at § 679.24(e)(4)(iii)
If you operate a vessel deploying hook-and-line gear and use snap gear in waters specified at § 679.24(e)(3) , and your vessel is... then you must use this seabird avoidance gear in conjunction with requirements at § 679.24(e) ...
>26 ft to 55 ft LOA and without masts, poles, or rigging minimum of one buoy bag line
>26 ft to 55 ft LOA and with masts, poles, or rigging minimum of a single streamer line of a standard specified at § 679.24(e)(4)(iv)
>55 ft LOA minimum of a single streamer line of a standard specified at § 679.24(e)(4)(iv)
If you operate any of the following hook-and-line vessels... then...
<32 ft LOA in the State waters of IPHC Area 4E you are exempt from seabird avoidance measures.
in NMFS Reporting Area 649 (Prince William Sound)
in State waters of Cook Inlet
in NMFS Reporting Area 659 (Eastern GOA Regulatory Area, Southeast Inside District), but not including waters in the areas south of a straight line at 56°17.25 N. lat. between Point Harris and Port Armstrong in Chatham Strait, State statistical areas 325431 and 325401, and west of a straight line at 136°21.17 E. long. from Point Wimbledon extending south through the Inian Islands to Point Lavinia
≤55 ft LOA in IPHC Area 4E but not including waters south of 60°00.00 N. lat. and west of 160°00.00 W. long.
[74 FR 13358, Mar. 27, 2009]

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  • 2017-01-10; vol. 82 # 6 - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 2916 - Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2017 Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Pollock, Atka Mackerel, and Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts
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      Temporary rule; inseason adjustment; request for comments.
      Effective 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), January 9, 2017, until the effective date of the final 2017 and 2018 harvest specifications for BSAI groundfish, unless otherwise modified or superseded through publication of a notification in the Federal Register . Comments must be received at the following address no later than 4:30 p.m., A.l.t., January 25, 2017.
      50 CFR Part 679

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  • 2017-01-10; vol. 82 # 6 - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 2916 - Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Inseason Adjustment to the 2017 Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Pollock, Atka Mackerel, and Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Temporary rule; inseason adjustment; request for comments.
      Effective 1200 hours, Alaska local time (A.l.t.), January 9, 2017, until the effective date of the final 2017 and 2018 harvest specifications for BSAI groundfish, unless otherwise modified or superseded through publication of a notification in the Federal Register . Comments must be received at the following address no later than 4:30 p.m., A.l.t., January 25, 2017.
      50 CFR Part 679

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