Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 2007

2007/281

Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 2007


Note

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Fisheries.


Pursuant to section 20 of the Fisheries Act 1996, the Minister of Fisheries, after having regard to the matters specified in section 21 of that Act, gives the following notice.

1 Title
  • This notice is the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Amendment Notice 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 30 September 2007.

3 Principal notice amended
  • This notice amends the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986.

4 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 is amended—

    • (a) by omitting item D of the item relating to flatfishes and substituting the item set out in Part 1 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (b) by omitting item A of the item relating to hoki and substituting the item set out in Part 2 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (c) by omitting items A, E, and G of the item relating to orange roughy and substituting the items set out in Part 3 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (d) by omitting item A of the item relating to oreos and substituting the item set out in Part 4 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (e) by omitting item D of the item relating to red cod and substituting the item set out in Part 5 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (f) by omitting item H of the item relating to rubyfish and substituting the item set out in Part 6 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (g) by omitting item A of the item relating to school shark and substituting the item set out in Part 7 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (h) by omitting item A of the item relating to tarakihi and substituting the item set out in Part 8 of the Schedule of this notice:

    • (i) by omitting items E and F of the item relating to white warehou and substituting the item set out in Part 9 of the Schedule of this notice.


Schedule
New items relating to specified species substituted in Schedule 1 of principal notice

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1
Flatfishes

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
DSouth-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland, and Sub-Antarctic combined3, 4, 5, and 61 430

2
Hoki

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East), Auckland (West), Central (East), Central (Egmont), Challenger/Central (Plateau), South-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland, and Sub-Antarctic combined1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 990 000

3
Orange roughy

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East), Auckland (West), and Central (Egmont) combined1, 8, and 9870
EChallenger (South)7B1
GSouth-East (Strathallan), South-East (Chatham Rise), South-East (Otago)/Southland, and Sub-Antarctic combined3B, 4, 5A, and 610 500

4
Oreos

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East), Central (Gisborne), Central (Wairarapa), South-East (Otago/Southland), Challenger (North), Challenger (South), Central (Egmont), and Auckland (West) combined1, 2A, 2B, 5A, 7A, 7B, 8, and 92 500

5
Red cod

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
DSouth-East (Coast), South-East (Chatham Rise), Southland, and Sub-Antarctic combined3, 4, 5, and 64 600

6
Rubyfish

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
HCentral (Egmont)86

7
School shark

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East) and Auckland (West) combined1 and 9689

8
Tarakihi

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
AAuckland (East) and Auckland (West)1 and 91 447.483

9
White warehou

Quota management areasReference numbersTotal allowable catches (greenweight tonnes)
ESouthland and Sub-Antarctic combined5 and 62 617

Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of September 2007.

Jim Anderton,

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 30 September 2007, amends the Fisheries (Quota Management Areas, Total Allowable Catches, and Catch Histories) Notice 1986 to alter total allowable commercial catches (TACCs) for certain fishstocks as follows:

  • the TACC for flatfish in area 3 is decreased from 2 681.5 tonnes to 1 430 tonnes:

  • the TACC for hoki in area 1 is decreased from 100 000 tonnes to 90 000 tonnes:

  • the TACC for orange roughy in area 1 is decreased from 1 400 tonnes to 870 tonnes:

  • the TACC for orange roughy in area 3B is decreased from 11 500 tonnes to 10 500 tonnes:

  • the TACC for orange roughy in area 7B is decreased from 110 tonnes to 1 tonne:

  • the TACC for oreos in area 1 is decreased from 5 033 tonnes to 2 500 tonnes:

  • the TACC for red cod in area 3 is decreased from 12 395.702 tonnes to 4 600 tonnes:

  • the TACC for rubyfish in area 8 is decreased from 55 to 6 tonnes to correct a technical error:

  • the TACC for school shark in area 1 is increased from 668.47 tonnes to 689 tonnes:

  • the TACC for tarakihi in area 1 is increased from 1 399.195 tonnes to 1 447.483 tonnes:

  • the TACC for white warehou in areas 5 and 6 is set at 2 617 tonnes.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 September 2007.