Reporting area (see Figures 1 and 3 to this part) means:
(1) An area that includes a statistical area of the EEZ off Alaska and any adjacent waters of the State of Alaska;
(2) The reporting areas 300, 400, 550, and 690, which do not contain EEZ waters off Alaska or Alaska state waters; or
(3) Reporting areas 649 and 659, which contain only waters of the State of Alaska.
50 CFR § 679.2
In addition to the definitions in the Magnuson-Stevens Act and in part 600 of this chapter, the terms used in this part have the following meanings: