Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1997

1997/206

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 1997

Pursuant to section 28OB of the Fisheries Act 1983, the Minister of Fisheries, after having regard to the matters specified in section 28D of that Act, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title and commencement
2 Total allowable commercial catch for gemfish reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting the item relating to gemfish (as amended by clause 4 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 14), and substituting the following item:

    Gemfish (Rexea solandri) A. Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined 1 & 9 752
      B. Central (East) 2 849
      C. Central (Egmont) and Challenger/Central (Plateau) combined 7 & 8 300
      D. South-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland, and Sub-Antarctic combined 3, 4, 5 & 6 300
      E. Kermadec 10 10
3 Total allowable commercial catch for gurnard in Challenger/Central (Plateau) area reduce
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting item D of the item relating to gurnard (as substituted by clause 7 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 14), and substituting the following item:

    D. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 678
4 Total allowable commercial catch for rig in Auckland and Central areas reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting items A, B, and C of the item relating to rig (as substituted by clause 5 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 9), and substituting the following items:

    A. Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined 1 & 9 692
    B. Central (East) 2 72
    C. Central (Egmont) 8 310
5 Total allowable commercial catch for silver warehou reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting item A of the item relating to silver warehou (as substituted by clause 6 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 9), and substituting the following item:

    A. Auckland (East), Auckland (West), Central (East),Central (Egmont), and Challenger/Central (Plateau) combined 1, 2, 7, 8, & 9 2 132
6 Total allowable commercial catch for snapper in Auckland (East) and Challenger/ Central (Plateau) areas varied
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting items A and C of the item relating to snapper (as substituted, respectively, by clause 8 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 13 and clause 4 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 7), and substituting the following items:

    A. Auckland (East) 1 4 500
    C. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 200
7 Total allowable commercial catch for stargazer reduced
  • Schedule 1 of the principal notice is amended by omitting the item relating to stargazer (as amended by clause 7 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 9 and clause 5 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 11), and substituting the following item:

    Stargazer (Kathetostoma giganteum) A. Auckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined 1 & 9 21
      B. Central (East) 2 38
      C. Central (Egmont) 8 22
      D. Challenger/Central (Plateau) 7 701.7
      E. South-East (Coast) 3 901.6
      F. South-East (Chatham Rise) 4 2 013.8
      G. Southland and Sub-Antarctic combined 5 & 6 1 264
      H. Kermadec 10 10
8 Revocations
  • The following provisions are consequentially revoked:

    • (a) clause 4 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 7:

    • (b) clause 7 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 9:

    • (c) clause 5 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 11:

    • (d) clause 4 of the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986, Amendment No 14.

Dated at Wellington this 22nd day of September 1997.

John Luxton,
Minister of Fisheries.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 1 October 1997, amends the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986 to alter the total allowable commercial catch for certain species.

The changes are as follows:

  • (a) the TACC for gemfish in all areas except the Kermadec area is reduced:

  • (b) the TACC for gurnard in the Challenger/Central (Plateau) area is reduced:

  • (c) the TACC for rig in the Auckland and Central areas is reduced:

  • (d) the TACC for snapper is reduced in the Auckland (East) area and increased in the Challenger/Central (Plateau) area:

  • (e) the TACC for silver warehou in the combined Auckland, Central, and Challenger/Central (Plateau) areas is reduced.

  • (f) the TACC for stargazer in the Auckland, Central, and Southland and Sub-Antarctic areas is reduced.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 September 1997.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.