Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination (No. 2) 2014

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DETERMINATION OF FISHING CAPACITY
 
Fisheries Management Act 1991
Subsection 17(6)(aa)
Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005
Subsection 11(1)
 
WESTERN TUNA AND BILLFISH FISHERY TOTAL ALLOWABLE COMMERCIAL CATCH DETERMINATION
(No. 2) 2014
 
                                                                                                                                                           
 
The AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY makes the following Determination pursuant to subsection 17(6)(aa) of the Fisheries Management Act 1991 under subsection 11(1) of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005.
 
 
Dated: 20 November 2014
 
 
Signed in accordance with a
resolution of the Commission
 
 
 
Ryan Murphy
Executive Secretary
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
                                                                                                                                                           
 
Citation
1.   This Determination may be cited as the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Total Allowable Commercial Catch Determination (No. 2) 2014.
 
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   This Determination ceases as if it was revoked on 1 February 2018 unless earlier revoked. 
Interpretation
4.   Terms used in this Determination that are defined for the purposes of the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery Management Plan 2005 have the same meanings in this Determination as they have in that Plan.
Notes:             1.    Terms defined in the Fisheries Management Act 1991 have the same meanings in this Determination.
Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2015 fishing season
5.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2015 and ending on 31 January 2016 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
5,000 tonnes
Whole weight

 
Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2016 fishing season
6.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2016 and ending on 31 January 2017 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
5,000 tonnes
Whole weight

 
Determination of total allowable commercial catch for 2017 fishing season
7.   The total allowable commercial catch for quota species for the Western Tuna and Billfish Fishery fishing season commencing on 1 February 2017 and ending on 31 January 2018 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
5,000 tonnes
Whole weight