Part 622 - FISHERIES OF THE CARIBBEAN, GULF OF MEXICO, AND SOUTH ATLANTIC  


Subparts O-P [Reserved]
Subparts F-H [Reserved]
Subparts G-H [Reserved]
Subparts G-H [Reserved]
Subparts O-P [Reserved]
Subpart A—General Provisions
§ 622.1 Purpose and scope.
§ 622.2 Definitions and acronyms.
§ 622.3 Relation to other laws and regulations.
§ 622.4 Permits and fees—general.
§ 622.5 Recordkeeping and reporting—general.
§ 622.6 Vessel identification.
§ 622.7 Fishing years.
§ 622.8 Quotas—general.
§ 622.9 Prohibited gear and methods—general.
§ 622.10 Landing fish intact—-general.
§ 622.11 Bag and possession limits—general applicability.
§ 622.12 Annual catch limits (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs) for Caribbean island management areas/Caribbean EEZ.
§ 622.13 Prohibitions—general.
§ 622.14 [Reserved]
§ 622.15 Notice regarding area closures to protect corals.
§ 622.16 Notice regarding South Atlantic special management zones (SMZs).
§ 622.17 Notice regarding seasonal/area closures to protect Gulf reef fish.
§ 622.44 Prohibitions.
Subpart B—Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico
§ 622.18 South Atlantic snapper-grouper limited access.
§ 622.19 South Atlantic rock shrimp limited access off Georgia and Florida.
§ 622.20 Permits and endorsements.
§ 622.21 Individual fishing quota (IFQ) program for Gulf red snapper.
§ 622.22 Individual fishing quota (IFQ) program for Gulf groupers and tilefishes.
§ 622.23 State management of the red snapper recreational sector private angling component in the Gulf EEZ.
§ 622.24 [Reserved]
§ 622.25 Exemptions for Gulf groundfish trawling.
§ 622.26 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.27 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.28 Vessel monitoring systems (VMSs).
§ 622.29 Conservation measures for protected resources.
§ 622.30 Required fishing gear.
§ 622.31 Buoy gear identification.
§ 622.32 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.33 Prohibited species.
§ 622.34 Seasonal and area closures designed to protect Gulf reef fish.
§ 622.35 Gear restricted areas.
§ 622.36 Seasonal harvest limitations.
§ 622.37 Size limits.
§ 622.38 Bag and possession limits.
§ 622.39 Quotas.
§ 622.40 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.41 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.42 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.43 Commercial trip limits.
§§ 622.23-622.24 [Reserved]
Subpart C—Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico
§ 622.45 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.46 Prevention of gear conflicts.
§ 622.47 Gulf groundfish trawl fishery.
§ 622.48 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.49 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.50 Permits, permit moratorium, and endorsements.
§ 622.51 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.52 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.53 Bycatch reduction device (BRD) requirements.
§ 622.54 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.55 Closed areas.
§ 622.56 Size limits.
§ 622.57 [Reserved]
§ 622.58 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.59 Prevention of gear conflicts.
§ 622.60 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.61 Prohibitions.
Subpart D—Coral and Coral Reefs of the Gulf of Mexico
§ 622.70 Permits.
§ 622.71 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.72 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.73 Prohibited species.
§ 622.74 Area closures to protect Gulf corals.
§ 622.75 Harvest limitations.
§ 622.76 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.77 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.78 Prohibitions.
Subpart E—Red Drum Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico
§ 622.90 Permits.
§ 622.91 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.92 Prohibited species.
§ 622.93 Adjustment of management measures.
Subpart F—Offshore Marine Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico
§ 622.100 General.
§ 622.101 Permits.
§ 622.102 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.103 Aquaculture facilities.
§ 622.104 Restricted access zones.
§ 622.105 Allowable aquaculture systems and species.
§ 622.106 Aquaculture operations.
§ 622.107 Limitation on aquaculture production.
§ 622.108 Remedial actions.
§ 622.109 Adjustment of management measures.
Subpart I—Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region
§ 622.170 Permits and endorsements.
§ 622.171 South Atlantic snapper-grouper limited access.
§ 622.172 Wreckfish individual transferable quota (ITQ) system.
§ 622.176 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.177 Gear identification.
§ 622.178 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.179 Conservation measures for protected resources.
§ 622.180 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.181 Prohibited and limited-harvest species.
§ 622.182 Gear-restricted areas.
§ 622.183 Area and seasonal closures.
§ 622.184 Seasonal harvest limitations.
§ 622.185 Size limits.
§ 622.186 Landing fish intact.
§ 622.187 Bag and possession limits.
§ 622.188 Required gear, authorized gear, and unauthorized gear.
§ 622.189 Restrictions and requirements for sea bass pots.
§ 622.190 Quotas.
§ 622.191 Commercial trip limits.
§ 622.192 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.193 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.194 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.195 Prohibitions.
§§ 622.173-622.175 [Reserved]
Subpart J—-Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region
§ 622.200 Permits.
§ 622.201 South Atlantic rock shrimp limited access.
§ 622.202 [Reserved]
§ 622.203 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.204 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.205 Vessel monitoring systems (VMSs).
§ 622.206 Area and seasonal closures.
§ 622.207 Bycatch Reduction Device (BRD) requirements.
§ 622.208 Minimum mesh size applicable to rock shrimp off Georgia and Florida.
§ 622.209 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.210 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.211 Prohibitions.
Subpart K—Coral, Coral Reefs, and Live/Hard Bottom Habitats of the South Atlantic Region
§ 622.220 Permits.
§ 622.221 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.222 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.223 Prohibited species.
§ 622.224 Area closures to protect South Atlantic corals.
§ 622.225 Harvest limitations.
§ 622.226 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.227 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.228 Prohibitions.
Subpart L—Golden Crab Fishery of the South Atlantic Region
§ 622.240 Permits.
§ 622.241 South Atlantic golden crab controlled access.
§ 622.242 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.243 Gear identification.
§ 622.244 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.245 Prohibited species.
§ 622.246 Area closures.
§ 622.247 Landing golden crab intact.
§ 622.248 Authorized gear.
§ 622.249 Gear restrictions and requirements.
§ 622.250 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.251 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.252 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.253 Prohibitions.
Subpart M—Dolphin and Wahoo Fishery Off the Atlantic States
§ 622.270 Permits.
§ 622.271 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.272 Authorized gear.
§ 622.273 Conservation measures for protected species.
§ 622.274 Pelagic longline closed areas.
§ 622.275 Size limits.
§ 622.276 Landing fish intact.
§ 622.277 Bag and possession limits.
§ 622.278 Commercial trip limits.
§ 622.279 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.280 Annual catch limits (ACLs) and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.281 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.282 Prohibitions.
Subpart N—Pelagic Sargassum Habitat of the South Atlantic Region
§ 622.300 At-sea observer coverage.
§ 622.301 Area and seasonal restrictions.
§ 622.302 Minimum mesh size.
§ 622.303 Quotas.
§ 622.304 Prohibitions.
Subpart Q—Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources (Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Mid-Atlantic)
§ 622.369 Description of zones.
§ 622.370 Permits.
§ 622.371 Limited access system for commercial vessel permits for king mackerel.
§ 622.372 Limited access system for king mackerel gillnet permits applicable in the Gulf southern zone.
§ 622.373 Limited access system for charter vessel/headboat permits for Gulf coastal migratory pelagic fish.
§ 622.374 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.375 Authorized and unauthorized gear.
§ 622.376 Gear identification.
§ 622.377 Gillnet restrictions.
§ 622.378 Seasonal closures of the Gulf migratory group king mackerel gillnet fishery.
§ 622.379 Incidental catch allowances.
§ 622.380 Size limits.
§ 622.381 Landing fish intact.
§ 622.382 Bag and possession limits.
§ 622.383 Limited harvest species.
§ 622.384 Quotas.
§ 622.385 Commercial trip limits.
§ 622.386 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.387 [Reserved]
§ 622.388 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.389 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.390 Prohibitions.
Subpart R—Spiny Lobster Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic
§ 622.400 Permits and fees.
§ 622.401 Recordkeeping and reporting.
§ 622.402 Vessel and gear identification.
§ 622.403 Seasons.
§ 622.404 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.405 Trap construction specifications and tending restrictions.
§ 622.406 Areas closed to lobster trap gear.
§ 622.407 Minimum size limits and other harvest limitations.
§ 622.408 Bag/possession limits.
§ 622.409 Spiny lobster import prohibitions.
§ 622.410 Restrictions within the Tortugas marine reserves.
§ 622.411 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.412 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.413 Incorporation by reference.
§ 622.414 [Reserved]
§ 622.415 Limited exemption regarding harvest in waters of a foreign nation.
§ 622.416 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
Subpart S—Reef Fish Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
§ 622.430 Gear identification.
§ 622.431 Trap construction specifications and tending restrictions.
§ 622.432 Anchoring restriction.
§ 622.433 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.434 Prohibited species.
§ 622.435 Seasonal and area closures.
§ 622.436 Size limits.
§ 622.437 Bag limits.
§ 622.438 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.439 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.440 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.441 Prohibitions.
Subpart T—Spiny Lobster Fishery of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
§ 622.450 Gear identification.
§ 622.451 Trap construction specifications and tending restrictions.
§ 622.452 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.453 Prohibition on harvest of egg-bearing spiny lobster.
§ 622.454 Minimum size limit.
§ 622.455 Landing spiny lobster intact.
§ 622.456 Bag limits.
§ 622.457 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.458 Caribbean spiny lobster import prohibitions.
§ 622.459 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.460 Prohibitions.
Subpart U—Corals and Reef Associated Plants and Invertebrates of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
§ 622.470 Permits.
§ 622.471 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.472 Prohibited species.
§ 622.473 Restrictions on sale/purchase.
§ 622.474 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.475 Prohibitions.
Subpart V—Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
§ 622.490 Prohibited gear and methods.
§ 622.491 Seasonal and area closures.
§ 622.492 Minimum size limit.
§ 622.493 Landing Caribbean queen conch intact.
§ 622.494 Bag limit.
§ 622.495 Commercial trip limit.
§ 622.496 Annual catch limits (ACLs), annual catch targets (ACTs), and accountability measures (AMs).
§ 622.497 Adjustment of management measures.
§ 622.498 Prohibitions.
Appendix A to Part 622—Species Tables
Appendix B to Part 622—Gulf Areas
Appendix C to Part 622—Fish Length Measurements
Appendix D to Part 622—Specifications for Certified BRDs
Appendix E to Part 622—Caribbean Island/Island Group Management Areas
Appendix F to Part 622—Specifications for Sea Turtle Release Gear and Handling Requirements
Appendix G to Part 622—Coastal Migratory Pelagics Zone Illustrations

Authority

16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

Source

78 FR 22952, Apr. 17, 2013, unless otherwise noted.