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This instrument sets the total allowable commercial catch for quota species in the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery for the 2023/24 fishing season commencing on 1 February 2023 and ending on 31 January 2024.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 18 Nov 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate22-Nov-2022
To be ceased 01 Feb 2024
Ceased by Self Ceasing

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Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2023

 

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               17 November 2022     

Wez Norris

Chief Executive Officer

for and on behalf of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination 2023.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 February 2023.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made pursuant to paragraph 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 and subsection 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 (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 1 February 2024.  

 6  Total Allowable Commercial Catch

      The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2023 and ending on 31 January 2024 is:

 



Quota species

Total Allowable Commercial Catch

Bigeye Tuna

2,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Broadbill Swordfish

3,000 tonnes

Whole weight

Striped Marlin

125 tonnes

Whole weight

Yellowfin Tuna

2,000 tonnes

Whole weight