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(a) In Area A, no more than 300 Dungeness crab pots may be used by a vessel to take Dungeness crab.
(b) In Area A, when Dungeness crab or Dungeness crab gear are on board, or when deploying, setting, or retrieving Dungeness crab gear, a validly registered Dungeness crab fishing vessel may not have on the vessel, in the water in fishing condition, and in the water in nonfishing condition, more than a total of the lesser of
(1) 300 Dungeness crab pots, or
(2) the maximum number of Dungeness crab pots allowable under the interim use or limited entry permits of the CFEC permit holders that are listed on the vessel registration and are on board the vessel.
(c) In Area A, no person may longline pots to take Dungeness crab; each pot in operation must be individually buoyed and marked.
(d) In Area A, all Dungeness crab pots and ring nets operated by a CFEC limited entry or interim use permit holder must be identically buoyed and marked. At least one buoy on each Dungeness crab pot or ring net must be legibly marked with the permanent ADF&G vessel license plate number of the Dungeness crab vessel operating the gear. The buoy, or multiple buoys attached to a Dungeness crab pot or ring net, may not bear more than one vessel license number. The vessel license number must be in symbols at least one and one-half inches high and at least one-quarter inch wide in color that contrasts with the background of the buoy.
(e) In Area A, in addition to the requirements in (d) of this section, when more than one permit holder is fishing from a single vessel, at least one buoy or tag attached to a buoy on each pot or ring net must be legibly marked with the last five numeric digits of the permit holder's CFEC limited entry or interim use permit number. The buoy, multiple buoys, or tags attached to a Dungeness crab pot or ring net may bear the numeric digits from only one CFEC limited entry or interim use permit.
(f) In addition to the requirements specified in 5 AAC 32.050, a commercial Dungeness crab pot is a pot that has an outside diameter that is not more than 50 inches and is not more than 18 inches high.
History: In effect before 1983; am 6/30/83, Register 86; am 7/14/85, Register 95; am 12/14/86, Register 100; am 6/25/89, Register 110; am 4/15/94, Register 130; am 6/3/97, Register 143; am 6/12/97, Register 143; am 10/29/97, Register 144; am 6/3/2000, Register 154
Authority: AS 16.05.251
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