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This instrument determines the total allowable commercial catch for each quota species for the 2022 fishing season in the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 25 Nov 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-Nov-2021
Tabled Senate30-Dec-2021
To be ceased 31 Dec 2022
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2022

 

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           23     November 2021                 

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer

for and on behalf of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2022.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 January 2022.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and section 3.2 of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2010 (the Plan).

4  Definitions

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 Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meaning in this instrument. 

Cessation

                   This instrument ceases on 31 December 2022.

 6  Total Allowable Commercial Catch

                   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery is, for the fishing season commencing on 1 January 2022 and ending on 31 December 2022:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch (tonnes)

Albacore Tuna

2,500

Whole weight

Bigeye Tuna

1,056

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

1,047

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

351

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

2,400

Whole weight