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This instrument sets the total allowable catch in the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery for the 2020 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 24 Mar 2020
To be repealed 01 May 2021
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Total Allowable Catch for Quota Species) Determination 2020

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority makes the following determination in accordance with a decision made by the AFMA Commission under section 23 of the Fisheries Administration Act 1991.

Dated               17 March 2020                       

Sally Weekes

Acting Executive Secretary
for and on behalf of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Revocation................................................................................................................................ 1

4 Authority................................................................................................................................... 1

5  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

6  Determination of total allowable catch—whole fishery............................................................ 2

7  Determination of total allowable catch—parts of the area of the fishery................................... 2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Total Allowable Catch for Quota Species) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  All of the Provisions

1 May 2020

1 May 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

Revocation

                   This instrument is revoked on 1 May 2021. 

4  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Act for the purpose of subsection 11(1) of the Management Plan. 

5  Definitions

(1)   In this instrument:

                   Act means the Fisheries Management Act 1991.

                   Management Plan means the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003

(2)   A term used in this instrument that is defined for the purposes of the Plan has the same meaning in this instrument as it has in the Plan.

Note:             Terms defined in the Act have the same meaning in this instrument (see paragraph 13(1)(b) of the Legislation Act 2003). 

 

6  Determination of total allowable catch—whole fishery

(1)   This section applies to the 2020 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021. 

(2)   For a species of fish specified in an item in column 1 of the table, the total allowable catch, in tonnes, for that species is determined in column 2 on the basis of the preparation of the fish in accordance with column 3. 

 

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Total allowance catch

Column 3

Preparation

1

Alfonsino

1,017 tonnes

Whole weight

2

Bight redfish

893 tonnes

Whole weight

3

Blue eye trevalla

448 tonnes

Whole weight

4

Blue grenadier

12,183 tonnes

Whole weight

5

Blue warehou

118 tonnes

Whole weight

6

Deepwater flathead

1,238 tonnes

Whole weight

7

Elephant fish

114 tonnes

Trunked, bellyflaps removed

8

Flathead

2,010 tonnes

Whole weight

9

Gummy shark

1,775 tonnes

Trunked weight

10

Jackass morwong

468 tonnes

Whole weight

11

John dory

452 tonnes

Whole weight

12

Mirror dory

137 tonnes

Whole weight

13

Ocean perch

239 tonnes

Whole weight

14

Oreo, basket

185 tonnes

Whole weight

15

Pink ling

1,310 tonnes

Whole weight

16

Redfish

50 tonnes

Whole weight

17

Ribaldo

422 tonnes

Whole weight

18

Royal red prawn

403 tonnes

Whole weight

19

Sawshark

432 tonnes

Trunked weight

20

School shark

195 tonnes

Trunked weight

21

School whiting

788 tonnes

Whole weight

22

Silver trevally

289 tonnes

Whole weight

23

Silver warehou

450 tonnes

Whole weight

7  Determination of total allowable catch—parts of the area of the fishery

(1)   This section applies to the 2020 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2020 and ending on 30 April 2021. 

(2)   For a species of fish specified in an item in column 1 of the table in the zone, or zones, of the fishery in column 2, the total allowable catch, in tonnes, for that species in that part, or parts, of the area of the fishery is determined in column 3 on the basis of the preparation of the fish in accordance with column 4. 

 

Item

Column 1

Species of fish

Column 2

Part of the area of the fishery

Column 3

Total allowance catch

Column 4

Preparation

1

Deepwater shark, basket

Gemfish and deepwater shark eastern zone

24 tonnes

Trunked weight

2

Deepwater shark, basket

Gemfish and deepwater shark western zone

235 tonnes

Trunked weight

3

Gemfish

Gemfish and deepwater shark eastern zone

100 tonnes

Whole weight

4

Gemfish

Gemfish and deepwater shark western zone

300 tonnes

Whole weight

5

Orange roughy

Both the GAB Albany zone and GAB Esperance zone

50 tonnes

Whole weight

6

Orange roughy

Cascade Plateau zone

500 tonnes

Whole weight

7

Orange roughy

Orange roughy eastern zone

1,276 tonnes

Whole weight

8

Orange roughy

Orange roughy southern zone

125 tonnes

Whole weight

9

Orange roughy

Orange roughy western zone

60 tonnes

Whole weight

10

Smooth oreo dory

Cascade Plateau zone

150 tonnes

Whole weight

11

Smooth oreo dory

Other than Cascade Plateau zone

135 tonnes

Whole weight