50 C.F.R. Subpart A—General

Title 50 - Wildlife and Fisheries

Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries

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Subpart A—General

§ 665.1   Purpose and scope.

(a) The regulations in this part govern fishing for Western Pacific fishery management unit species by vessels of the United States that operate or are based inside the outer boundary of the EEZ off Western Pacific States.

(b) General regulations governing fishing by all vessels of the United States and by fishing vessels other than vessels of the United States are contained in part 665 of this chapter.

(c) Regulations governing the harvest, possession, landing, purchase, and sale of shark fins are found at part 665, subpart N of this chapter.

§ 665.2   Relation to other laws.

NMFS recognizes that any state law pertaining to vessels registered under the laws of that state while operating in the fisheries regulated under this part, and that is consistent with this part and the FMPs implemented by this part, shall continue in effect with respect to fishing activities regulated under this part.

§ 665.3   Reporting and recordkeeping.

Except for fisheries subject to subparts D and F of this part, any person who is required to do so by applicable state law or regulation must make and/or file all reports of management unit species landings containing all data and in the exact manner required by applicable state law or regulation.

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