Or. Admin. R. 635-006-0232 - Damages for Commercial Fishing Violations

(1) For purposes of ORS 506.720 the following shall be the 2021 average market value for each species of food fish for 2022. For species not listed, the average market value shall be the price per pound paid to law enforcement officials for any fish or shellfish confiscated from the person being assessed damages, or the average price per pound paid for that species during the month in which the violation occurred, whichever is greater. Unless otherwise noted, the amount given is the price per pound and is based on round weight.
(a) FISH:
(A) Anchovy, Northern $0.10.
(B) Cabezon $3.78.
(C) Carp $0.50.
(D) Cod, Pacific $0.54.
(E) Flounder, arrowtooth $0.09.
(F) Flounder, starry $2.00.
(G) Greenling $4.89.
(H) Grenadier, Pacific $0.10.
(I) Hagfish, $1.00.
(J) Hake, Pacific (Whiting) $0.09.
(K) Halibut, Pacific $6.96.
(L) Herring, Pacific $0.20.
(M) Lingcod $1.62.
(N) Mackerel, jack $0.07; Pacific $0.05.
(O) Opah $4.00.
(P) Pacific ocean perch $0.28.
(Q) Pollock, Walleye $0.07.
(R) Rockfish:
(i) Black, $2.27.
(ii) Blue (including Deacon rockfish), $1.88.
(iii) Canary, $0.30.
(iv) Darkblotched, $0.30.
(v) Black and yellow, $6.53.
(vi) Brown, $3.11.
(vii) China, $6.16.
(viii) Copper, $3.74.
(ix) Gopher, $4.24.
(x) Grass, $6.87.
(xi) Olive, $1.63.
(xii) Quillback, $3.52.
(xiii) Rougheye/blackspotted, $0.73.
(xiv) Shelf, $0.34.
(xv) Shortbelly, using trawl gear $0.07, using line and pot gear $2.00.
(xvi) Shortraker, $0.49.
(xvii) Slope, using trawl gear, $0.28, using line and pot gear $1.50.
(xviii) Tiger, $3.91.
(xix) Vermilion, $2.72.
(xx) Widow $0.26.
(xxi) Yelloweye, using trawl gear $0.44, using line and pot gear $1.50.
(xxii) Yellowtail, $0.24.
(S) Sablefish, $1.25.
(T) Salmon eggs, $3.93.
(U) Salmon, Chinook, ocean mixed size, $9.28.
(V) Salmon, coho, ocean dressed weight: mixed size, $2.58.
(W) Salmon, pink, ocean, dressed weight: ungraded, $2.42.
(X) Sanddab, Pacific $0.71.
(Y) Sardine, Pacific $0.18.
(Z) Scuplin, buffalo $1.75.
(AA) Shad, American:
(i) Coast, ungraded, midwater trawl, $0.05.
(ii) Columbia, ungraded, gillnet, setnet, and dipnet, $1.00.
(BB) Shark, blue $1.00, Pacific sleeper $0.62, shortfin mako $2.50, sixgill $0.25, soupfin $0.16, spiny dogfish $0.10, scalloped hammerhead $0.12, silky $0.18, thresher dressed weight $3.00, and round weight $0.60, and other species $0.50.
(CC) Skate, longnose $0.35.
(DD) Skates and Rays $0.35.
(EE) Skates, unsp. $0.46.
(FF) Smelt, Eulachon (Columbia River), $2.18 and other species $0.20.
(GG) Sole, butter $0.32, curlfin (turbot) $0.37, Dover $0.42, English $0.17, flathead $0.22, petrale $1.19, rex $0.38, rock $0.27 and sand $0.55.
(HH) Steelhead ocean $2.98.
(II) Sturgeon, green $0.86 and white $3.39.
(JJ) Surfperch $1.00.
(KK) Swordfish $4.00.
(LL) Thornyhead (Sebastolobus), longspine $0.22, and shortspine $0.37.
(MM) Tuna, albacore $2.09, bluefin $3.32, bigeye $4.00, and yellowfin $4.00.
(NN) Walleye $2.00.
(OO) Wolf-eel $2.27.
(PP) Wrymouth $0.76.
(QQ) Yellowtail $2.26.
(b) CRUSTACEANS:
(A) Crab: box $3.39, Dungeness bay $6.31 and ocean $6.74, rock $2.00 and Tanner $1.00.
(B) Crayfish $3.75.
(C) Shrimp: brine $1.00, coonstripe $5.00, ghost (sand) $2.21, mud $2.00, pink $0.49 (applied to the gross round weight of the confiscated pink shrimp reported on the fish receiving ticket) and spot $11.57.
(D) Water flea (Daphnia) $0.65.
(c) MOLLUSKS:
(A) Abalone, flat $21.09.
(B) Clams: butter $0.81, cockle $1.30, gaper $0.88, Manila littleneck $2.00, Nat. littleneck $2.00, razor $3.59, and softshell $0.70.
(C) Mussels, ocean $2.00.
(D) Octopus $0.79.
(E) Scallop, rock $0.70.
(F) Scallop, weathervane dressed weight (shucked) $5.73 and round weight $0.40.
(G) Squid, market $0.57.
(H) Squid, other species $0.20.
(d) OTHER INVERTEBRATES:
(A) Jellyfish $10.00.
(B) Sea anemone $15.00.
(C) Sea cucumber $4.00.
(D) Sea urchin, red $2.96 and purple $0.50.
(E) Sea stars $1.00.
(2) The Department may initiate civil proceedings to recover damages as authorized by ORS 506.720 where the value of any food fish unlawfully taken exceeds $300, except for food fish taken by trawl in the groundfish fishery where the trip limit has not been exceeded by more than 15%.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 635-006-0232
FWC 160, f. & ef. 11-25-77; FWC 18-1978, f. & ef. 4-7-78, Renumbered from 635-036-0605; FWC 33-1982, f. & ef. 6-2-82; FWC 9-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-3-88; DFW 6-2003, f. 1-21-03, cert. ef. 2-1-03; DFW 3-2004, f. 1-14-04, cert. ef. 2-1-04; DFW 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 1-7-05; DFW 1-2005, f. & cert. ef. 1-7-05; DFW 1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 1-9-06; DFW 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-12-07; DFW 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-08; DFW 3-2009, f. & cert. ef. 1-13-09; DFW 5-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-13-10; DFW 1-2011, f. & cert. ef. 1-10-11; DFW 162-2011(Temp), f. 12-22-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 2-29-12; DFW 11-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-7-12; DFW 3-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-13; DFW 1-2014, f. & cert. ef. 1-13-14; DFW 3-2015, f. & cert. ef. 1/13/2015; DFW 2-2016, f. & cert. ef. 1/19/2016; DFW 2-2017, f. & cert. ef. 1/23/2017; DFW 6-2018, amend filed 01/23/2018, effective 1/23/2018; DFW 5-2019, amend filed 01/22/2019, effective 1/22/2019; DFW 7-2020, amend filed 01/21/2020, effective 1/21/2020; DFW 19-2022, amend filed 02/25/2022, effective 2/25/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 506.119

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 506.109 & 506.720

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