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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 27 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 390. Buyer reporting requirements for Prince William Sound Area

5 AAC 27.390. Buyer reporting requirements for Prince William Sound Area

(a) In addition to the requirements of 5 AAC 39.130(g) , each buyer, buyer's agent, or fisherman who has arranged for tendering of that fisherman's own catch shall report in person, by telephone, or by radio to, and register with, a local representative of the department upon arrival on the fishing grounds and before starting operations. Each buyer, buyer's agent, or fisherman who has arranged for the tendering of that fisherman's own catch shall

(1) identify and describe all vessels to be employed in transporting or processing herring or herring spawn on kelp;

(2) report daily, or as otherwise specified by a local representative of the department, all herring or herring spawn on kelp purchased from fishermen, or that has been delivered to a tender, or other processing records as specified by the department; and

(3) submit fully completed fish tickets with accurate and final weight and roe percentage and any other specified processing records no later than 10 days after termination of buying operations in the area, or as otherwise specified by a local representative of the department.

(b) At the time herring are received from a CFEC permit holder in the Prince William Sound Area, each buyer of raw fish, each fisherman selling to a buyer not licensed to process fish (catcher/seller), and each person or company who catches or processes that person's or company's own catch or has that catch processed by another person or company, shall, in addition to the reporting requirements of 5 AAC 39.130(c) , record on a herring fish ticket, the following information:

(1) the on-the-fishing ground weight of herring measured by the most efficient method possible, such as dump boxes, scales or totes, with weight in tons or pounds; and

(2) estimated roe percentage as determined by a regular sampling of the catch; the sampling shall test 10 kilograms of herring for each five to 10 tons of herring delivered.

(c) A copy of the fish ticket required under (b) of this section must, at the time of delivery of herring or herring spawn on kelp, be provided to the CFEC permit holder by the person, buyer, company, firm, or other organization that is the first purchaser of herring or herring spawn on kelp that is taken in the Prince William Sound Area.

History: Eff. 3/29/87, Register 101; am 3/30/2000, Register 153

Authority: AS 16.05.251


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