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This instrument determines the total allowable catch for the target species (Patagonian Tootfish and Mackerel Icefish) and catch limits for other species in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery for the 2013/14 fishing year.
Administered by: Environment
Registered 27 Nov 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2013
Tabled HR02-Dec-2013
Date of repeal 30 Nov 2014
Repealed by Self Repealing

 

DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY

 

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Subsection 17(6)(aa)

Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002

Section 11

 

HEARD ISLAND AND McDONALD ISLANDS FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE CATCH DETERMINATION 2013

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002.

 

 

Dated:       26 November 2013

 

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 Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Total Allowable Catch Determination 2013.

 

Commencement

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

 

 

Cessation

3.   This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 30 November 2014 unless earlier revoked. 

Interpretation

4.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery Management Plan 2002 have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in that Plan.

Notes:             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 target species and catch limits for other species in the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Fishery for the 2013/2014 fishing year commencing on 1 December 2013 and ending on 30 November 2014 are:

Target species:

Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides)    2,730 tonnes

Mackerel Icefish (Champsocephalus gunnari)        1,267 tonnes

 

Other Species:

Rat Tails or Grenadiers (Macrourus spp.)                360 tonnes

Unicorn Icefish (Channichthys rhinoceratus)           150 tonnes

Skates and Rays (Bathyraja spp.)                             120 tonnes

Grey Rockcod (Lepidonotothen squamifrons)            80 tonnes

All other species                                                         50 tonnes (for each species)