Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Total Allowable Catch (Quota Species) Determination 2015

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2015L00272

 
DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY
 
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Subsection 17(6)(aa)
Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003
Section 11
 
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SCALEFISH AND SHARK FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE CATCH (QUOTA SPECIES) DETERMINATION 2015
 
                                                                                                                                                           
 
The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under section 11 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.
 
 
Dated: 3 March 2015
 
 
Made in accordance with a decision made at a meeting of the Commissioners under s23 of the Fisheries Administration Act 1991, this instrument is accepted on behalf of the Commission by:
 
 
 
Andrew Pearson
Executive Secretary
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
                                                                                                                                                           
 
Citation
1.   This Determination may be cited as the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Total Allowable Catch (Quota Species) Determination 2015.
 
Commencement
2.   This Determination commences on the day after it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.
 
 
Cessation
3.   This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 1 May 2016 unless earlier revoked. 
Interpretation
4.  (a) In this Determination, the terms ‘East’ and ‘West’ in the table in clause 5, in relation to the species ‘Deepwater shark’ mean:
(i)  East – the Gemfish eastern zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 1 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.
(ii)  West – the Gemfish western zone, as defined in Schedule 1, Part 3 section 2 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.
(b) In this Determination, the terms ‘Cascade Plateau’ and ‘Other’ in the table in clause 5, in relation to the species ‘Smooth Oreo Dory’ mean:
(i)  Cascade Plateau – the orange roughy Cascade Plateau zone of the fishery, as defined in clause 4 of Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.
(ii)  Other – areas of the fishery outside the orange roughy Cascade Plateau zone of the fishery, as defined in clause 4 of Part 3 of Schedule 1 of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003.
 (c) A term used in this Determination that is defined for the purposes of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery Management Plan 2003 has the same meaning in this Determination as it has in that Plan.
Determination of total allowable catch
5.   The total allowable catch for each quota species in the fishery for the 2015 fishing year commencing on 1 May 2015 and ending on 30 April 2016 is:
 

Quota Species
Total Allowable Catch

Alfonsino
1,016 tonnes
Whole weight

Bight Redfish
2,358 tonnes
Whole weight

Blue Eye Trevalla
335 tonnes
Whole weight

Blue Grenadier
8,796 tonnes
Whole weight

Blue Warehou
118 tonnes
Whole weight

Deepwater Flathead
1,150 tonnes
Whole weight

Deepwater Shark Basket - East
47 tonnes
Trunked weight

Deepwater Shark Basket - West
215 tonnes
Trunked weight

Elephant Fish
163 tonnes
Headed/gutted bellyflaps removed

Flathead
2,860 tonnes
Whole weight

Gemfish (eastern)
100 tonnes
Whole weight

Gemfish (western)
183 tonnes
Whole weight

Gummy Shark
1,836 tonnes
Trunked weight

Jackass Morwong
598 tonnes
Whole weight

John Dory
169 tonnes
Whole weight

Mirror Dory
437 tonnes
Whole weight

Ocean Perch
166 tonnes
Whole weight

Orange Roughy (GAB Albany & Esperance)
50 tonnes
Whole weight

Orange Roughy (Cascade Plateau)
500 tonnes
Whole weight

Orange Roughy (eastern)
465 tonnes
Whole weight

Orange Roughy (southern)
66 tonnes
Whole weight

Orange Roughy (western)
60 tonnes
Whole weight

Oreo, Basket
128 tonnes
Whole weight

Pink Ling
980 tonnes
Whole weight

Redfish
100 tonnes
Whole weight

Ribaldo
355 tonnes
Whole weight

Royal Red Prawn
386 tonnes
Whole weight

Saw Shark
482 tonnes
Trunked weight

School Shark
215 tonnes
Trunked weight

School Whiting
747 tonnes
Whole weight

Silver Trevally
602 tonnes
Whole weight

Silver Warehou
2,417 tonnes
Whole weight

Smooth Oreo Dory – Cascade Plateau
150 tonnes
Whole weight

Smooth Oreo Dory – Other
23 tonnes
Whole weight

 
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