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This instrument determines the total allowable catch for all quota species in the southern and eastern scalefish and shark fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Made 28 Mar 2012
Registered 29 Mar 2012
Tabled HR 08 May 2012
Tabled Senate 10 May 2012
Date of repeal 01 May 2013
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Section 17(6)(aa)

Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003

Section 11

 

SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SCALEFISH AND SHARK FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE CATCH (QUOTA SPECIES) DETERMINATION 2012

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to section 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

 

 

Dated:               28 March 2012

 

The Common Seal of the Australian

Fisheries Management Authority

was affixed in accordance with a

resolution of the Commission

 

 

 

Ryan Murphy

Executive Secretary

Australian Fisheries Management Authority

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Citation

1.   This Determination may be cited as the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Total Allowable Catch (Quota Species) Determination 2012.

 

Commencement

2.   This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 

Cessation

3.   This Determination ceases on 1 May 2013 unless earlier revoked. 

Interpretation

4.  (a) In this Determination, the terms ‘East’ and ‘West’ in the table in clause 5, in relation to the species ‘Deepwater shark’ mean:

(i)  East – the Gemfish eastern zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 1 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

(ii)  West – the Gemfish western zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 2 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.

(b) A term used in this Determination that is defined for the purposes of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003 has the same meaning in this Determination as it has in that Plan.

Note:               1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.

Determination of total allowable catch

5.   The total allowable catch for each quota species in the fishery for the 2012 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2012 and ending on 30 April 2013 is:

 

Quota Species

Total Allowable Catch

Alfonsino

750 tonnes

Whole weight

Bight Redfish

2,334 tonnes

Whole weight

Blue Eye Trevalla

388 tonnes

Whole weight

Blue Grenadier

5,208 tonnes

Whole weight

Blue Warehou

118 tonnes

Whole weight

Deepwater Flathead

1,560 tonnes

Whole weight

Deepwater Shark Basket - East

85 tonnes

Trunked weight

Deepwater Shark Basket - West

215 tonnes

Trunked weight

Elephant Fish

89 tonnes

Headed/gutted bellyflaps removed

Flathead

2,750 tonnes

Whole weight

Gemfish Eastern

100 tonnes

Whole weight

Gemfish Western

141 tonnes

Whole weight

Gummy Shark

1,717 tonnes

Trunked weight

Jackass Morwong

568 tonnes

Whole weight

John Dory

221 tonnes

Whole weight

Mirror Dory

1,077 tonnes

Whole weight

Ocean Perch

234 tonnes

Whole weight

Orange Roughy – Albany & Esperance

50 tonnes

Whole weight

Orange Roughy Cascade

500 tonnes

Whole weight

Orange Roughy Eastern

25 tonnes

Whole weight

Orange Roughy Southern

35 tonnes

Whole weight

Orange Roughy Western

60 tonnes

Whole weight

Oreo, Smooth - Cascade

150 tonnes

Whole weight

Oreo, Smooth - Other

23 tonnes

Whole weight

Oreo, Basket

113 tonnes

Whole weight

Pink Ling

1,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Redfish

276 tonnes

Whole weight

Ribaldo

168 tonnes

Whole weight

Royal Red Prawn

303 tonnes

Whole weight

Saw Shark

226 tonnes

Trunked weight

School Shark

150 tonnes

Trunked weight

School Whiting

641 tonnes

Whole weight

Silver Trevally

678 tonnes

Whole weight

Silver Warehou

2,566 tonnes

Whole weight