Catcher vessel designation
Catcher vessel designation means, for purposes of the license limitation program, a license designation that authorizes the license holder:
(1) Designated on a groundfish license to deploy a vessel to conduct directed fishing for, but not process, license limitation groundfish on that vessel; or
(2) Designated on a crab species license to deploy a vessel to conduct directed fishing for, but not process, crab species on that vessel.
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: