50 CFR Part 679, Table 1b to Part 679 - Discard and Disposition Codes1

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Table 1b to Part 679—Discard and Disposition Codes1
Description Code
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.
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, and buying stations 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
[76 FR 40634, July 11, 2011]

Title 50 published on 2015-10-01.

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  • 2015-12-08; vol. 80 # 235 - Tuesday, December 8, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76249 - Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Several Groundfish Species in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Temporary rule; apportionment of reserves; request for comments.
      Effective December 3, 2015 through 2400 hrs, Alaska local time, December 31, 2015. Comments must be received at the following address no later than 4:30 p.m., Alaska local time, December 18, 2015.
      50 CFR Part 679

Title 50 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 50 CFR Part 679 after this date.

  • 2015-12-09; vol. 80 # 236 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015
    1. 80 FR 76405 - Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Gulf of Alaska; 2016 and 2017 Harvest Specifications for Groundfish
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Proposed rule; request for comments.
      Comments must be received by January 8, 2016.
      50 CFR Part 679