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This instrument determines the total allowable catch for each quota species for the fishing season commencing on 1 May 2021 and ending on 30 April 2022 in the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 18 Mar 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Mar-2021
Tabled Senate11-May-2021
To be ceased 01 May 2022
Ceased by Self Ceasing
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Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery (Total Allowable Catch for Quota Species) Determination 2021

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

 

Dated   16 March 2021                                   

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer

for and on behalf of the Commission of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

3  Cessation.................................................................................................................................. 1

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

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

6  Determination of total allowable catch—whole fishery............................................................ 1

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 2021.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 May 2021.

3  Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 1 May 2022.

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

Note: Terms defined in the Act have the same meanings in this Instrument.

6  Determination of total allowable catch—whole fishery

             (1)  This section applies to the 2021 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2021 and ending on 30 April 2022. 

             (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 allowable catch

Column 3

Preparation

1

Alfonsino

1 017 tonnes

Whole weight

2

Bight redfish

893 tonnes

Whole weight

3

Blue eye trevalla

241 tonnes

Whole weight

4

Blue grenadier

12 183 tonnes

Whole weight

5

Blue warehou

50 tonnes

Whole weight

6

Deepwater flathead

1 238 tonnes

Whole weight

7

Elephant fish

114 tonnes

Trunked, belly flaps removed

8

Flathead

2 333 tonnes

Whole weight

9

Gummy shark

1 672 tonnes

Trunked weight

10

Jackass morwong

463 tonnes

Whole weight

11

John dory

60 tonnes

Whole weight

12

Mirror dory

144 tonnes

Whole weight

13

Ocean perch

304 tonnes

Whole weight

14

Oreo, basket

139 tonnes

Whole weight

15

Pink ling

1 121 tonnes

Whole weight

16

Redfish

50 tonnes

Whole weight

17

Ribaldo

396 tonnes

Whole weight

18

Royal red prawn

605 tonnes

Whole weight

19

Saw shark

509 tonnes

Trunked weight

20

School shark

194 tonnes

Trunked weight

21

School whiting

917 tonnes

Whole weight

22

Silver trevally

197 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 2021 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2021 and ending on 30 April 2022. 

             (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 allowable 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

343 tonnes

Whole weight

5

Orange roughy

Both the GAB Albany zone and Esperance zone

50 tonnes

Whole weight

6

Orange roughy

Cascade Plateau zone

500 tonnes

Whole weight

7

Orange roughy

Orange roughy eastern zone

1 277 tonnes

Whole weight

8

Orange roughy

Orange roughy southern zone

127 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

90 tonnes

Whole weight