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Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993

SOR/93-54

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 1993-02-04

Regulations Respecting Fishing in the Pacific Ocean and the Province of British Columbia, 1993

P.C. 1993-187 1993-02-04

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to sections 8, 43Footnote *, 46 and subsection 87(2) of the Fisheries Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the British Columbia Fishery (General) Regulations, made by Order in Council P.C. 1984-966 of March 22, 1984Footnote **, the Pacific Coast Marine Plant Regulations, C.R.C., c. 822, the Pacific Commercial Salmon Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 823, the Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1984, made by Order in Council P.C. 1984-1405 of April 20, 1984Footnote ***, the Pacific Herring Fishery Regulations, made by Order in Council P.C. 1984-1320 of April 18, 1984Footnote ****, the Pacific Shellfish Regulations, C.R.C., c. 826, and the Tuna Fishery Regulations, made by Order in Council P.C. 1984-2268 of June 28, 1984Footnote *****, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting fishing in the Pacific Ocean and the Province of British Columbia, 1993, in substitution therefor, effective February 24, 1993.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993.

Interpretation

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Act

    Act means the Fisheries Act; (Loi)

    Area

    Area has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations; (secteur)

    bait herring

    bait herring means herring taken for use as bait; (hareng-appât)

    band

    band[Repealed, SOR/93-334, s. 1]

    barbless hook

    barbless hook[Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 1]

    beam trawl net

    beam trawl net means a trawl net the mouth of which is held open by a beam or pole that is held horizontally across the mouth of the net while the net is under tow; (chalut à perche)

    bottom trawl

    bottom trawl means a trawl net that is towed along the bed of the water; (chalut de fond)

    corkline to web distance

    corkline to web distance means the shortest distance between the corkline of a gill net and the webbing of the gill net; (distance entre la ralingue et la nappe)

    Department

    Department means the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; (ministère)

    drag seine

    drag seine means a net, weighted at the bottom and floated at the top, that is used to enclose an area of water and is then drawn ashore; (senne traînante)

    fish landing station

    fish landing station means

    • (a) a building within the Province or a barge permanently affixed to the shore in the Province that is licensed to be used as a fish buying station or fish processing plant under the Fisheries Act of British Columbia, as amended from time to time, or

    • (b) a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection 18(4); (poste de débarquement du poisson)

    fishwheel

    fishwheel means a frame with a wheel to which are attached devices to scoop fish from the water; (filet rotatif)

    food herring

    food herring means herring taken for human consumption but does not include roe herring or herring spawn on kelp; (hareng de consommation)

    gill net

    gill net means a net that is used to catch fish by enmeshing them and that does not enclose an area of water; (filet maillant)

    herring enclosure

    herring enclosure means any type of enclosure used or intended to be used to confine live herring or herring spawn on kelp; (parc à harengs)

    hook and line

    hook and line includes longline and trolling gear; (hameçon et ligne)

    Indian food fishing

    Indian food fishing[Repealed, SOR/93-334, s. 1]

    Inside Salmon Troll Area

    Inside Salmon Troll Area[Repealed, SOR/96-330, s. 1]

    longline

    longline means a line that has a hook or hooks attached to it and that is anchored to the bed of the water; (palangre)

    mesh size

    mesh size means the total length of twine measured along two contiguous sides of a single mesh, including the distance across the knot joining those sides but not including any other knots; (maillage)

    midwater trawl

    midwater trawl means a trawl net other than a bottom trawl; (chalut pélagique)

    non-tidal waters

    non-tidal waters means the waters of the Province other than tidal waters; (eaux sans marée)

    otter trawl net

    otter trawl net means a trawl net the mouth of which is held open by boards of wood or metal or both, referred to as otter boards or doors, while the net is under tow; (chalut à panneaux)

    Outside Salmon Troll Area

    Outside Salmon Troll Area[Repealed, SOR/96-330, s. 1]

    owner

    owner, in respect of a vessel, means the person or band in whose name the vessel is registered; (propriétaire)

    Province

    Province means the Province of British Columbia; (province)

    Regional Director-General

    Regional Director-General means the Regional Director-General of the Department for the Pacific Region; (directeur général régional)

    registered

    registered means registered with the Department pursuant to section 19; (enregistré)

    ring net

    ring net means a bag-shaped net that is hung on a frame to which a line is attached; (bolinche)

    roe herring

    roe herring means

    • (a) herring found in or taken from the waters of Subareas 6-1, 6-2, 8-13, 8-14 and 8-15 during the period beginning on May 1 and ending on June 30, and

    • (b) herring found in or taken from any waters not referred to in paragraph (a) during the period beginning on February 10 and ending on April 30; (hareng prêt à frayer)

    salmon

    salmon includes steelhead trout; (saumon)

    Salmon Area F

    Salmon Area F means the waters of Areas 1 to 11, 101 to 111, 130 and 142; (secteur F du saumon)

    Salmon Area G

    Salmon Area G means the waters of Subareas 12-5 to 12-16, Areas 20 to 27 and 121 to 127; (secteur G du saumon)

    Salmon Area H

    Salmon Area H means the waters of Areas 12 to 19, 28 and 29; (secteur H du saumon)

    seine

    seine includes a purse seine and a drag seine; (senne)

    shellfish

    shellfish means Mollusca, Echinodermata and Crustacea; (mollusques et crustacés)

    Subarea

    Subarea has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations; (sous-secteur)

    surfline

    surfline has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations; (ligne de démarcation)

    tidal waters

    tidal waters means the waters of the Areas enumerated and described in Schedule II to the Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations; (eaux à marée)

    trap

    trap means an enclosure that is designed to capture fish, but does not include a trap net, a trawl net or a purse seine; (casier)

    trap net

    trap net[Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 1]

    trawl net

    trawl net means any bag-type net that is dragged in the water by a vessel for the purpose of catching fish; (chalut)

    trip

    trip[Repealed, SOR/95-181, s. 1; SOR/99-296, s. 1]

    trolling

    trolling means fishing with a hook or hooks attached to a line that is towed through the water by or from a vessel; (pêche à la traîne)

    validation tab

    validation tab means a tab or decal issued with a commercial fishing licence that indicates the year and the fishery for which the licence is valid. (plaquette de validation)

  • (2) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish by its common name as set out in column I of an item of Schedule I shall be construed as a reference to the species or group of species of fish whose scientific name is set out in column II of that item.

  • (3) All references in these Regulations to measurements of mesh size, depth, length or any other dimension of a net shall be construed as references to measurements taken when the net is wet.

  • SOR/93-334, s. 1
  • SOR/94-391, s. 1
  • SOR/95-181, s. 1
  • SOR/96-330, s. 1
  • SOR/97-267, s. 1
  • SOR/99-296, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-8, s. 1

Application

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), these Regulations apply in respect of the management and control of

    • (a) fisheries in Canadian fisheries waters in the Pacific Ocean and the Province;

    • (b) fishing for tuna from Canadian fishing vessels in the waters of the Pacific Ocean that are not Canadian fisheries waters; and

    • (c) the harvesting of marine plants from Canadian fisheries waters in the Pacific Ocean that are not within the geographical limits of the Province.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply in respect of

    • (a) sport fishing;

    • (b) fishing from a foreign fishing vessel, as defined in section 2 of the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act;

    • (c) aquaculture or prescribed activities, as defined in the Pacific Aquaculture Regulations, in

      • (i) the territorial sea of Canada off the coast of British Columbia,

      • (ii) the internal waters of Canada off the coast of British Columbia that are not in that province,

      • (iii) the internal waters of Canada in British Columbia, and

      • (iv) any facility in British Columbia from which fish may escape into Canadian fisheries waters; or

    • (d) fishing for marine mammals.

  • (3) Sections 6, 8 to 10, 13 to 15, 22, 24 and 25, and Parts IV to VII and IX do not apply with respect to fishing and related activities carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • (4) and (5) [Repealed, SOR/2003-398, s. 1]

  • SOR/97-247, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 9
  • SOR/2003-398, s. 1
  • SOR/2010-270, s. 12

Joined Nets

 For the purposes of these Regulations, where two or more nets are joined together, they shall be considered to be one net.

PART IGeneral Provisions

Import of Fish

 No person shall bring into the Province any live fish of a species set out in Schedule VIII.

Prohibited Fishing Methods

 No person shall

  • (a) fish by snagging or with snares.

  • (b) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 2]

  • SOR/93-334, s. 2
  • SOR/99-296, s. 2

Prohibition Against Molesting or Injuring Fish

 Subject to these Regulations, no person shall molest or injure fish.

Lights Prohibited

  •  (1) No person shall use torches or artificial lights in any manner to attract or repel fish other than squid.

  • (2) No person shall use fishing gear that has a flashing light attached to it.

Gill Net Restrictions

 No person shall, in tidal waters,

  • (a) fish with more than one gill net at one time; or

  • (b) except where fishing for herring, fish with a gill net that has any part of the corkline under the surface of the water.

  • SOR/94-391, s. 2

Dip Net Restrictions

 No person shall fish with a dip net

  • (a) the area of the mouth of which exceeds 1 m2; or

  • (b) the depth of which is greater than 1.5 m.

  • SOR/93-334, s. 3

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 5]

Marking of Gear

  •  (1) No person shall fish with a gill net unless the gill net is marked in accordance with this section.

  • (2) A buoy floating on the surface of the water shall be attached to each end of every gill net that is not attached to a vessel.

  • (3) Where a gill net is used in commercial fishing for salmon,

    • (a) the buoys referred to in subsection (2) shall be orange in colour and at least 125 cm in circumference; and

    • (b) the end of the gill net that is not attached to a vessel shall be marked with a lantern that gives a steady white light during the period beginning one hour after sunset and ending one hour before sunrise.

  • (4) Where a gill net is used in commercial fishing for roe herring,

    • (a) the buoys referred to in subsection (2) shall be at least 125 cm in circumference;

    • (b) all buoys that are attached to the gill net shall be of the same colour; and

    • (c) the validation tab issued with the licence under which the gill net is being used shall be attached to a buoy that is attached to one end of the gill net.

 No person shall fish with a longline unless it has attached to each end a buoy floating on the surface of the water.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish for commercial purposes with traps or ring nets unless a buoy floating on the surface of the water is attached to

    • (a) each end of every line of traps or ring nets; and

    • (b) each trap or ring net that is not part of a line of traps or ring nets.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is fishing for shellfish in Subarea 29-3, 29-4, 29-6, 29-7, 29-9 or 29-10 during any period in which fishing for salmon with a net is authorized in that Subarea.

Display of Validation Tabs Required

  •  (1) Where a licence is issued under section 19 authorizing the use of a vessel in commercial fishing, two validation tabs shall be issued with the licence.

  • (2) No person shall use a vessel in any commercial fishing, other than in commercial fishing for roe herring with a gill net, unless the validation tabs that were issued with the licence under which the vessel is being used are securely affixed immediately adjacent to the vessel registration number displayed on each side of the vessel in accordance with the Fishery (General) Regulations.

  • (3) No person shall use a vessel in commercial fishing for roe herring with a gill net unless one of the validation tabs that was issued with the licence under which the vessel is being used is displayed on the outer face of the transom.

Off-Loading and Reporting of Salmon and Roe Herring Catches

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 18(5), where salmon or roe herring has been caught by commercial fishing, no person shall off-load that salmon or roe herring at any place other than

    • (a) a fish landing station;

    • (b) a registered vessel; or

    • (c) a vehicle licensed as a fish buying station under the Fisheries Act of British Columbia, as amended from time to time.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who catches salmon or roe herring and sells it directly to an individual in Canada for the purpose of consumption by that individual.

  • (3) No operator of a vehicle referred to in paragraph (1)(c) shall off-load any salmon or roe herring received from a registered vessel at any place other than a fish landing station.

  • (4) The operator of a fish landing station at which salmon or roe herring is off-loaded shall

    • (a) provide information respecting each off-loading by forthwith completing the form supplied by the Minister for that purpose;

    • (b) mail a copy of the completed form within seven days after the date of the off-loading to the Statistics Unit of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans at 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 5G3;

    • (c) keep a copy of the completed form for two years after the date of the off-loading; and

    • (d) forthwith provide a copy of the completed form to a representative of the Department when requested to do so.

  •  (1) For the purposes of this section,

    export zone

    export zone means any of the following zones:

    • (a) the Central Zone, which comprises Areas 6 to 10, 106 to 110 and 130,

    • (b) the North Zone, which comprises Areas 1 to 5, 101 to 105 and 142, and

    • (c) the South Zone, which comprises Areas 11 to 29, 111 and 121 to 127; (zone d’exportation)

    monthly allowable catch

    monthly allowable catch means the total weight of salmon from an export zone that may be caught and retained in a calendar month; (prises mensuelles admissibles)

    total allowable catch

    total allowable catch means the total weight of salmon or roe herring, as the case may be, from an export zone that may be caught and retained in a calendar year. (total des prises admissibles)

  • (2) The Regional Director-General may determine the monthly allowable catch for an export zone and shall give notice of the monthly allowable catch, prior to the commencement of any salmon fishery in any calendar month, to the owner or operator of each vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4).

  • (3) The Regional Director-General may determine the total allowable catch for an export zone and shall give notice of the total allowable catch, prior to the commencement of any salmon or roe herring fishery in any calendar year, to the owner or operator of each vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4).

  • (4) The Minister may issue, in respect of a vessel, a licence to off-load salmon or roe herring in the United States where

    • (a) a Category D licence has been issued in respect of that vessel;

    • (b) the vessel is suitably equipped to permit the weighing, counting and biological sampling of the salmon or roe herring that is taken on board the vessel; and

    • (c) the vessel has suitable accommodations for carrying representatives of the Department.

  • (5) The operator of a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4) may off-load salmon or roe herring from the vessel in the United States if the salmon or roe herring was taken on board the vessel while a representative of the Department was on board.

  • (6) The Minister may specify in a licence issued under subsection (4) conditions respecting

    • (a) the export zone or zones in which salmon or roe herring may be taken on board for the purpose of off-loading in the United States; and

    • (b) the port or ports in each export zone at which representatives of the Department shall be embarked and disembarked.

  • (7) No operator of a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4) shall fail to comply with any condition set out in the licence.

  • (8) No operator of a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4) shall, during any calendar month, take on board salmon in an export zone for the purpose of off-loading in the United States after notification has been given to the operator by a representative of the Department that the total weight of salmon from that export zone taken on board vessels in that month for off-loading in the United States has reached 25 per cent of the monthly allowable catch for that export zone in the preceding calendar month, minus the weight of salmon exported from that export zone in the preceding calendar month under the authority of all licences issued under subsection (4), plus the greater of

    • (a) 25 per cent of the monthly allowable catch for that export zone in the calender month in respect of which the calculation is being made, and

    • (b) the percentage, calculated for that calendar year pursuant to subsection (10), of the monthly allowable catch for that export zone in the calendar month in respect of which the calculation is being made.

  • (9) No operator of a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4) shall, during any calendar year, take on board roe herring in an export zone for the purpose of off-loading in the United States after notification has been given to the operator by a representative of the Department that the total weight of roe herring from that export zone taken on board vessels for off-loading in the United States has reached the greater of

    • (a) 25 per cent of the total allowable catch for that export zone in that calendar year, and

    • (b) the percentage, calculated for that calendar year pursuant to subsection (10), of the total allowable catch for that export zone in that year.

  • (10) For the purpose of subsections (8) and (9), the percentage for a calendar year is calculated using the following formula:

    (100X ) ÷ Y

    where

    X
    is the average annual total weight of salmon or roe herring, as the case may be, that was caught in United States fishery waters and exported by sea from the United States to Canada without having being processed or landed in the United States during the four calendar years immediately preceding that year; and
    Y
    is the aggregate of the total allowable catches of salmon or roe herring, as the case may be, for all export zones in that year.
  • (11) A representative of the Department who is on board a vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued under subsection (4) while salmon or roe herring is being taken on board for export to the United States shall, prior to disembarking the vessel, seal all of the vessel’s fish holds.

  • (12) No person other than a fishery officer shall tamper with or remove a seal that has been placed on a fish hold pursuant to subsection (11).

  • (13) A licence issued under subsection (4) shall expire on December 31 of the year for which it was issued.

PART IIRegistration and Licensing of Fishers and Vessels

Issuance of Registration Cards, Registration Certificates and Licences

  •  (1) The Minister may issue a fisher’s registration card, a vessel registration certificate or a licence referred to in column I of an item of Part I of Schedule II upon application therefor and payment of the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (2) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), the Minister issues a fisher’s registration card to a person or a vessel registration certificate in respect of a vessel, that person or vessel is deemed to be registered with the Department.

  • (3) Where an Indian or the Northern Native Fishing Corporation is issued a Category A licence in respect of a vessel, the Indian or the Corporation shall pay either the appropriate fee set out in subitem 3(1) of Part I of Schedule II or the fee set out in subitem 3(2) thereof.

  • (4) Where a vessel in respect of which a Category A licence was issued after December 31, 1979 for the fee set out in subitem 3(2) of Part I of Schedule II is sold to a person other than an Indian or the Northern Native Fishing Corporation, the Category A licence is void.

Registration Certificate Invalid

  •  (1) A vessel registration certificate issued in respect of a vessel becomes invalid if the vessel is modified so that the tonnage or length of the vessel differs from that set out in the vessel registration certificate.

  • (2) Where a vessel registration certificate becomes invalid pursuant to subsection (1),

    • (a) the vessel registration certificate and all licences issued in respect of the vessel shall be forthwith returned to the Minister; and

    • (b) no person shall use the vessel in commercial fishing until a new vessel registration certificate has been issued in respect of it.

 [Repealed, SOR/96-330, s. 2]

Registration and Licence Required

  •  (1) No person shall use a vessel, and no owner or lessee of a vessel shall permit the use of that vessel, in commercial fishing for any species of fish unless

    • (a) subject to subsection (2), the vessel is registered; and

    • (b) the use of the vessel to fish for that species of fish is authorized by a commercial fishing licence.

  • (2) A person may use an unregistered vessel in commercial fishing for roe herring with a gill net or when fishing in non-tidal waters.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall use a vessel to process fish unless

    • (a) the vessel is registered; and

    • (b) a Category P licence has been issued in respect of the vessel.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of washing, eviscerating, icing or freezing fish, other than bivalve molluscs, on board the vessel that was used to catch the fish.

 No person shall use a vessel to transport from fishing grounds fish that were taken in commercial fishing unless the vessel is registered and

  • (a) is licensed to be used in commercial fishing; or

  • (b) a Category D licence has been issued in respect of the vessel.

 No person who is sixteen years of age or older shall engage in commercial fishing or be on board a vessel that is being used in commercial fishing unless that person is registered.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish except under the authority of a licence issued under these Regulations, the Fishery (General) Regulations or the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is registered and who is engaged in commercial fishing for a species of fish from a registered vessel that is authorized by a commercial fishing licence to be used in fishing for that species.

  • SOR/93-334, s. 4

PART III[Repealed, SOR/93-334, s. 5]

PART IVFish Other than Halibut, Herring, Salmon and Shellfish

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 20]

Close Times

[SOR/94-57, s. 1]

 No person shall catch and retain a species of fish set out in column I of an item of Schedule III from the waters set out in column II of that item with the type of fishing gear set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column IV of that item.

 [Repealed, SOR/94-57, s. 2]

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 6]

Lingcod

 No person shall catch and retain a lingcod that is less than

  • (a) 58 cm in length, measured from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail; or

  • (b) where the head has been removed, 45 cm in length, measured along the shortest length of the body to the tip of the tail.

Sablefish

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain a sablefish that is less than

    • (a) 55 cm in length, measured from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail; or

    • (b) where the head has been removed, 39 cm in length, measured from the origin of the first dorsal fin to the fork of the tail.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 7]

  • SOR/99-296, s. 7

Smelt

  •  (1) No person shall fish for smelt with

    • (a) a gill net that

      • (i) is more than 275 m in length,

      • (ii) has a mesh size of less than 25 mm, or

      • (iii) has a mesh size of more than 50 mm; or

    • (b) a seine that

      • (i) is more than 90 m in length, or

      • (ii) has a mesh size of less than 19 mm.

  • (2) No person shall fish for smelt with an anchored gill net in any Area other than Areas 28 and 29.

  • (3) No person shall fish for smelt in Area 28 or 29 during the period beginning at 08:00 h on Thursday and ending at 08:00 h on the following Monday.

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 8]

PART VHerring

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 21]

Close Times

 No person shall fish for or catch and retain herring under the authority of a licence set out in column I of an item of Schedule V from the waters set out in column II of that item with the type of fishing gear set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column IV of that item.

 Where notified by a fishery officer or fishery guardian that a roe herring fishery is about to be opened in an area, a person who is operating a fishing vessel in that area shall, unless the vessel is authorized to be used in the roe herring fishery in that area pursuant to a Category H licence, remove the vessel from the area until the fishery has opened.

Herring Spawning Grounds

  •  (1) A fishery officer may designate an area as a herring spawning ground and establish the boundaries of the area and the period of time for which the area is designated as a herring spawning ground.

  • (2) Where an area is designated as a herring spawning ground under subsection (1), notice of the designation shall be given by the fishery officer to the persons affected or likely to be affected by the designation by one or more of the methods set out in respect of the variation of close times in section 7 of the Fishery (General) Regulations.

  • (3) No person shall, in an area designated as a herring spawning ground under subsection (1),

    • (a) transfer herring from one vessel to another; or

    • (b) anchor any fishing vessel or any other vessel used to assist in herring fishing.

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 9]

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 10]

Herring Enclosures

  •  (1) No person shall establish or operate a herring enclosure unless authorized to do so under a Category J or Z licence.

  • (2) and (3) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 11]

  • SOR/93-334, s. 6
  • SOR/99-296, s. 11

Release of Herring from Herring Enclosure

  •  (1) Where a fishery officer has evidence of excessive mortality of herring in a herring enclosure, the fishery officer may direct the operator of the enclosure to release all herring contained therein and, where the operator of the enclosure cannot be readily located, may release the herring from the enclosure.

  • (2) No person shall fail to comply with a direction given under subsection (1).

  • (3) Where a fishery officer releases herring from a herring enclosure under subsection (1), the fishery officer shall, as soon as practicable, notify the operator of the enclosure of the release.

Herring Spawn on Kelp

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 12]

 No person shall transport herring spawn on kelp in any container that is not marked with the number of the licence under the authority of which the herring spawn on kelp was taken or collected.

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 13]

PART VISalmon

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 22]

General

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 14]

 No person shall drive or attempt to drive salmon from one area of water to another.

Salmon Fishing Boundaries

  •  (1) A fishery officer may designate a salmon fishing boundary by erecting or causing to be erected

    • (a) in respect of tidal waters, not more than one nautical mile from the mouth of a river, creek or stream, two orange- or yellow-coloured triangular signs, each side of which is at least 1.5 m in length and 12 cm in width; and

    • (b) in respect of non-tidal waters, orange-coloured triangular signs, each side of which is at least 50 cm in length.

  • (2) No person shall fish for salmon

    • (a) in tidal waters within a circle, the diameter of which is the straight line between two orange-coloured signs erected under paragraph (1)(a);

    • (b) in tidal waters between the mouth of a river, creek or stream and the straight line between two yellow-coloured signs erected under paragraph (1)(a); or

    • (c) in any non-tidal waters other than waters bounded by orange-coloured signs erected under paragraph (1)(b).

Salmon Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall fish in any waters set out in column I of an item of Part I of Schedule VI for the species of salmon set out in column II of that item with the type of fishing gear set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column IV of that item.

  • (2) No person shall troll in any waters set out in column I of an item of Part II of Schedule VI for the species of salmon set out in column II of that item using the type of vessel set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column IV of that item.

  •  (1) Where a close time set out in an item of Part I of Schedule VI is varied pursuant to section 6 of the Fishery (General) Regulations to permit salmon fishing by gill net, the notice referred to in section 7 of the Fishery (General) Regulations shall specify one of the gill net mesh sizes set out in column I, one of the maximum gill net depth limits set out in column II, one of the maximum gill net hang ratios set out in column III, one of the minimum corkline to web distances set out in column V and one of the maximum corkline to web distances set out in column VI of the table to this section.

  • (2) Where a close time has been varied to permit salmon fishing with a gill net in accordance with subsection (1), no person shall fish for salmon with a gill net that has

    • (a) any meshes that are not contiguous and uniform in size;

    • (b) a mesh size other than that specified in the notice;

    • (c) a depth greater than the maximum depth specified in the notice;

    • (d) webbing with a total length, when compared to the length of the corkline to which it is hung, in a ratio greater than the maximum hang ratio specified in the notice; or

    • (e) a corkline to web distance less than the minimum corkline to web distance or greater than the maximum corkline to web distance specified in the notice.

  • (3) Where a close time set out in an item of Part I of Schedule VI is varied pursuant to section 6 of the Fishery (General) Regulations to permit salmon fishing with a purse seine, the notice referred to in section 7 of the Fishery (General) Regulations shall specify one of the minimum purse seine bunt mesh sizes set out in column IV of the table to this section.

  • (4) Where a close time has been varied to permit salmon fishing with a purse seine in accordance with subsection (3), no person shall fish for salmon with a purse seine that has, in the final 18 m of the bunt, a mesh size that is less than the minimum bunt mesh size specified in the notice.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
    Gill Net Mesh SizesMaximum Gill Net Depth LimitsMaximum Gill Net Hang RatiosMinimum Purse Seine Bunt Mesh SizesMinimum Corkline to Web DistancesMaximum Corkline to Web Distances
    Not exceeding 114 mm60 meshes1:1100 mm0 cm0 cm
    Not exceeding 121 mm90 meshes1.5:170 mm45 cm45 cm
    Not exceeding 124 mm2:176 cm76 cm
    Not exceeding 127 mm2.5:11.0 m1.0 m
    Not exceeding 133 mm3:11.2 m 1.5 m1.2 m 1.5 m
    Not exceeding 137 mm2.0 m2.0 m
    Not exceeding 140 mm
    Not exceeding 150 mm
    Not exceeding 165 mm
    Not exceeding 188 mm
    Not exceeding 216 mm
    Not less than 100 mm
    Not less than 149 mm
    Not less than 158 mm
    Not less than 171 mm
    Not less than 203 mm
    Not less than 216 mm
  • SOR/94-391, s. 3
  • SOR/97-267, s. 2

Salmon Size Limits

  •  (1) No person who is trolling for salmon shall catch and retain a coho salmon that is less than

    • (a) 30 cm in length, measured from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail; or

    • (b) where the head has been removed, 26 cm in length, measured along the shortest length of the body to the fork of the tail.

  • (2) No person who is trolling for salmon shall

    • (a) in any area seaward of the surfline or in any of Areas 1 to 12 or 19 to 27, catch and retain a chinook salmon that is less than

      • (i) 67 cm in length, measured from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail, or

      • (ii) where the head has been removed, 56 cm in length, measured along the shortest length of the body to the fork of the tail; or

    • (b) in any of Areas 13 to 18, 28 or 29, catch and retain a chinook salmon that is less than

      • (i) 62 cm in length, measured from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail, or

      • (ii) where the head has been removed, 51 cm in length, measured along the shortest length of the body to the fork of the tail.

Salmon Trolling

  •  (1) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 15]

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/96-330, s. 3]

  • (3) and (4) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 15]

  • (5) No person shall, while trolling in an area in which trolling for a species of salmon is prohibited, have on board a vessel any salmon of that species.

  • SOR/96-330, s. 3
  • SOR/99-296, s. 15

Salmon Gill Nets

  •  (1) No person shall fish for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II of that item from a vessel where the aggregate length of gill net on the drum or drums of the vessel and in the water is greater than the net length set out in column III of that item.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
    WatersClose TimeNet Length
    1Stikine RiverAll Year135 m
    2Subarea 23-1
    • (a) Aug. 14 to Sept. 30

    • (b) Oct. 1 to Aug. 13

    3Area 22
    • (a) Jan. 1 to Sept. 30

    • (b) Oct. 1 to Dec. 31

    4Area 20All Year550 m
    5Any waters not referred to in items 1 to 4All Year375 m
  • (2) No person who is fishing for salmon shall

    • (a) set a gill net in the water and leave it unattended; or

    • (b) use an anchored gill net in any waters except those of Subarea 10-11 or the Taku or Stikine Rivers.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/97-365, s. 1]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/94-391, s. 4]

  • SOR/94-391, s. 4
  • SOR/97-365, s. 1

Salmon Purse Seines

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 16]

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 17]

  •  (1) For the purposes of this section,

    depth

    depth, in respect of a purse seine, means the sum total of the mesh sizes of all meshes in a perpendicular row of meshes from the corkline to the lead line; (chute)

    length

    length, in respect of a purse seine, means the aggregate total length of the seine corkline and any lead attached to it and includes any part of the seine corkline on the net drum of the vessel from which it is being used. (longueur)

  • (2) No person shall fish for salmon with a purse seine that

    • (a) has a mesh size of less than 70 mm;

    • (b) is less than 270 m in length; or

    • (c) is less than 20 m in depth.

  • (3) No person shall fish for salmon in any Area other than Area 20 with a purse seine that is more than

    • (a) 400 m in length; or

    • (b) 52 m in depth.

  • (4) No person shall fish for salmon in Area 20 with a purse seine that is more than

    • (a) 550 m in length; or

    • (b) 80 m in depth.

PART VIIShellfish

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 23]

Interpretation

 For the purposes of this Part, width, in respect of a shellfish, means the maximum distance, measured in a straight line, through the greatest breadth of the shell of the shellfish.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for a species of shellfish set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII in the waters set out in column II of that item using a method set out in column III of that item during the close time set out in column IV of that item.

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 18]

Clams

  •  (1) No person shall take

    • (a) a razor clam that is less than 90 mm in width;

    • (b) a butter clam that is less than 63 mm in width; or

    • (c) a Manila or littleneck clam that is less than 38 mm in width.

  • (2) and (3) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 19]

  • SOR/99-296, s. 19

Crabs

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain

    • (a) a Dungeness crab that is less than 165 mm in width; or

    • (b) a red rock crab that is less than 115 mm in width.

  • (2) and (3) [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 20]

  • SOR/99-296, s. 20

 [Repealed, SOR/99-296, s. 21]

Sea Urchins

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain a red sea urchin that is less than 100 mm in width.

  • (2) No person shall catch and retain a green sea urchin that is less than 55 mm in width.

PART VIIIMarine Plants

  •  (1) No person shall harvest marine plants except under the authority of a licence issued for that purpose by the Minister under section 45 of the Act.

  • (2) Every person to whom a licence is issued under section 45 of the Act shall

    • (a) maintain an accurate record showing the area where harvesting is carried out and the quantity of each species of marine plants harvested in that area; and

    • (b) not later than the tenth day of every month during the term of the licence, and following the termination of the licence, make a written return to the Minister showing the quantity of each species of marine plants harvested under the authority of the licence during the previous month.

PART IXHalibut

Interpretation

 For the purposes of this Part,

automated hook stripper

automated hook stripper, commonly called a crucifier, means a device through which the groundline of a longline can be passed during gear retrieval, allowing the groundline and hooks to pass freely while removing the fish; (dégorgeoir automatique)

Commission

Commission means the International Pacific Halibut Commission established under the Convention between Canada and the United States of America for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, signed at Ottawa on March 2, 1953, and the Protocol amending that Convention, signed at Washington D.C. on March 29, 1979. (Commission)

  • SOR/94-728, s. 1

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-137, s. 24]

Close Time

  •  (1) No person shall fish for or catch and retain halibut in any Subarea during the close time from 12:00 h October 31 to 12:00 h March 1.

  • (2) No person fishing in any Subarea during the close time set out in subsection (1) shall possess halibut.

  • SOR/94-728, s. 1

Size Limits

 No person shall catch and retain any halibut that is less than

  • (a) 81.3 cm in length, measured in a straight line from the tip of the lower jaw with the mouth closed and passing over the pectoral fin to the extreme end of the middle of the tail; or

  • (b) where the head has been removed, 61 cm in length, measured in a straight line from the base of the pectoral fin at its most anterior point to the extreme end of the middle of the tail.

  • SOR/94-728, s. 1

Gear Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall fish for or catch and retain halibut with any gear other than hook and line or trap.

  • (2) No person shall possess halibut on board a vessel that is being used to fish with or is carrying a trawl net.

  • (3) No person shall fish for halibut from a vessel that is equipped with or has on board an automated hook stripper.

  • (4) No person shall possess halibut on a vessel that is equipped with or has on board an automated hook stripper.

  • SOR/94-728, s. 1
  • SOR/2008-280, s. 1

Retention of Tagged Halibut

 Notwithstanding anything in these Regulations or the Fishery (General) Regulations, where a person at any time catches a halibut that bears a tag affixed by the Commission, the person may retain the halibut, if at the time of the landing of the halibut the person reports the landing to a fishery officer or a representative of the Commission and makes the halibut, with the tag still affixed, available for examination by a fishery officer or a representative of the Commission.

  • SOR/94-728, s. 1

SCHEDULE I(Subsection 2(2))Common and Scientific Names

PART I

Fish Other than Shellfish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1AnchovyEngraulis mordax mordax
2Cod
  • (1) Pacific cod

  • (1) Gadus macrocephalus

  • (2) Pacific hake

  • (2) Merluccius productus

  • (3) Pacific tomcod

  • (3) Microgadus proximus

  • (4) Walleye pollock

  • (4) Theragra chalcogramma

3EulachonThaleichthys pacificus
4GreenlingHexagrammidae other than Ophiodon elgonatus
5GrenadierMacrouridae
6HalibutHippoglossus stenolepis
7HerringClupea harengus pallasi
8LingcodOphiodon elongatus
9Pacific lampreyLampetra tridentata
10PomfretBrama japonica
11RatfishHydrolagus colliei
12RockfishScorpaenidae
  • (1) Sebastes melanops

  • (2) Sebastes mystinus

  • (3) Sebastes paucispinis

  • (4) Sebastes auriculatus

  • (5) Sebastes pinniger

  • (6) Sebastes nebulosus

  • (7) Sebastes caurinus

  • (8) Darkblotched

  • (8) Sebastes crameri

  • (9) Sebastes ciliatus

  • (10) Sebastes elongatus

  • (11) Sebastes variegatus

  • (12) Pacific ocean perch

  • (12) Sebastes alutus

  • (13) Sebastes maliger

  • (14) Sebastes babcocki

  • (15) Sebastes proriger

  • (16) Sebastes helvomaculatus

  • (17) Sebastes aleutianus

  • (18) Sebastes zacentrus

  • (19) Sebastes borealis

  • (20) Shortspine thornyhead

  • (20) Sebastolobus alascanus

  • (21) Sebastes brevispinis

  • (22) Sebastes diploproa

  • (23) Sebastes nigrocinctus

  • (24) Sebastes miniatus

  • (25) Sebastes entomelas

  • (26) Sebastes ruberrimus

  • (27) Sebastes reedi

  • (28) Sebastes flavidus

13SablefishAnoplopoma fimbria
14Salmon
  • (1) Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

  • (2) Oncorhynchus keta

  • (3) Oncorhynchus kisutch

  • (4) Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

  • (5) Oncorhynchus nerka

  • (6) Steelhead trout

  • (6) Oncorhynchus mykiss

15SculpinCottidae
16Sharks other than spiny dogfishPleurotremata other than Squalus acanthias
17SilversideAtherinidae
18SkateRajidae
19SmeltOsmeridae other than Thaleichthys pacificus
20Sole and FlounderPleuronectiformes other than Hippoglossus stenolepis
  • (1) Arrowtooth flounder

  • (1) Atheresthes stomias

  • (2) Dover sole

  • (2) Microstomus pacificus

  • (3) English sole (Lemon sole)

  • (3) Parophrys vetulus

  • (4) Petrale sole (Brill)

  • (4) Eopsetta jordani

  • (5) Errex zachirus

  • (6) Lepidopsetta bilineata

  • (8) Psettichthys melanostictus

  • (9) Starry flounder

  • (9) Platichthys stellatus stellatus

21Spiny dogfishSqualus acanthias
22SturgeonAcipenseridae
23SurfperchEmbiotocidae
24Tuna
  • (1) Thunnus alalunga

  • (2) Thunnus thynnus

  • (3) Pacific bonito

  • (3) Sarda chiliensis lineolata

  • (4) Euthynnus pelamis

  • (5) Thunnys albacares

PART II

Shellfish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common NameScientific Name
1AbaloneHaliotis kamtschatkana
2Clam
  • (1) Saxidomus giganteus

  • (2) Panope abrupta

  • (4) Littleneck

  • (4) Protothaca staminea

  • (5) Tapes philippinarum

  • (6) Siliqua patula

3CopepodCopepoda
4Crab
  • (1) Cancer magister

  • (2) Golden King

  • (2) Lithodes aequispina

  • (3) Cancer gracilis

  • (4) Paralithodes camtschatica

  • (5) Cancer productus

  • (6) Chionoecetes bairdi

5CrayfishPacifastacus strowbridgii
6EuphausiidEuphausiacea
7Goose barnaclePollicipes
8Mussel
  • (1) Mytilus edulis

  • (2) California

  • (2) Mytilus californianus

9OctopusOctopus dofleini
10Scallop
  • (1) Chlamys rubida

  • (2) Purple-hinged rock

  • (2) Crassadoma giganteum

  • (3) Chlamys hastata

  • (4) Weathervane

  • (4) Patinopecten caurinus

11Sea cucumberParastichopus californicus
12Sea urchin
  • (1) Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

  • (2) Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

  • (3) Strongylocentrotus franciscanus

13Shrimp
  • (1) Coonstripe

  • (1) Pandalus danae

  • (2) Pandalus hypsinotus

  • (3) Northern pink

  • (3) Pandalus borealis

  • (4) Pandalus jordani

  • (5) Pandalus platyceros

  • (6) Sidestripe

  • (6) Pandalopsis dispar

14Squid
  • (1) Loligo opalescens

  • (2) Ommastrephes bartrami

  • (3) Onychoteuthis borealijaponicus

  • (4) Berryteuthis magister

SCHEDULE II(Section 19)Registrations and Licences

PART I

Fees for Registrations and Licences

Column IColumn II
ItemRegistration or LicenceFee ($)
1Fisher’s Registration Card
60.00
  • (2) Five years

250.00
20.00
2Vessel Registration Certificate50.00
3Commercial Fishing Licences - annual
  • (1) Category A - Salmon - other than a licence referred to in subitems (2) to (4), issued in respect of

  • (a) a vessel that is less than 9.14 m in overall length

430.00
  • (b) a vessel that is 9.14 m or more in overall length

710.00
  • (c) any size of vessel fishing by means of purse seine

3,880.00
  • (2) Category A - Salmon - issued in respect of a vessel owned by an Indian or the Northern Native Fishing Corporation, if elected under section 19, in respect of

  • (a) a vessel that is less than 9.14 m in overall length

380.00
  • (b) a vessel that is 9.14 m or more in overall length

650.00
  • (c) any size of vessel fishing by means of purse seine

2,670.00
  • (3) Category N - Salmon - issued to the Northern Native Fishing Corporation in respect of

  • (a) a vessel that is less than 9.14 m in overall length

380.00
  • (b) a vessel that is 9.14 m or more in overall length

650.00
  • (c) any size of vessel fishing by means of purse seine

2,670.00
  • (4) Salmon - to fish in the Taku River or Stikine River

  • (a) issued to an Indian

20.00
  • (b) issued to a non-Indian

200.00
  • (5) Category C - Species listed in column I of Part II of this Schedule fished for with gear set out in column II of Part II of this Schedule

30.00
  • (6) Category D - Packing

30.00
  • (7) Category E - Abalone

200.00
  • (8) Category G - Geoduck and Horse Clam

$252.00 multiplied by the number of tonnes of geoduck authorized to be taken under the licence, minus 40% of that product where the product is less than $2,500.00, or minus $1,000.00 where the product is $2,500.00 or more.
  • (9) Category H - Roe Herring - issued to a non-Indian for the operation of

  • (a) a gill net

200.00
  • (b) a purse seine

3,980.00
  • (10) Category H - Roe Herring - issued to an Indian for the operation of

  • (a) a gill net

100.00
  • (b) a purse seine

1,990.00
  • (11) Category J - Herring Spawn on Kelp

1,517.00 multiplied by the number of tonnes of herring spawn on kelp authorized to be taken under the licence, minus 40% of that product where the product is less than 2,500.00, or minus 1,000.00 where the product is 2,500.00 or more.
  • (12) Category K - Sablefish

$241.00 multiplied by the number of tonnes of sablefish authorized to be taken under the licence, minus 40% of that product where the product is less than $2,500.00, or minus $1,000.00 where the product is $2,500.00 or more.
  • (13) Category L - Halibut

$310.00 multiplied by the number of tonnes of halibut authorized to be taken under the licence, minus 40% of that product where the product is less than $2,500.00, or minus $1,000.00 where the product is $2,500.00 or more.
  • (14) Category P - Processor

30.00
  • (15) Category R - Dungeness, Graceful, Golden King, Red King and Red Rock crab

590.00
  • (16) Category S - Shrimp Traw

100.00
  • (17) Category T - Groundfish Trawl

500.00 plus 15.00 per tonne of rockfish, 16.00 per tonne of lingcod, 16.00 per tonne of sole, 4.00 per tonne of Pacific hake and 7.50 per tonne of walleye pollock authorized to be taken under the licence
  • (18) Category W - Shrimp by means of trap

320.00
  • (19) Category ZA - Green sea urchin

430.00
  • (20) Category ZC - Red sea urchin

530.00
  • (21) Category ZD - Sea cucumber

100.00
  • (22) Category ZF - Euphausiid

100.00
  • (23) Category ZN - Rockfish

100.00
  • (23.1) Category ZU - Eulachon

30.00
  • (23.2) Category Z2 - Butter, Littleneck, Manila and Razor clams

30.00
  • (24) Category Z - Any fishery not referred to above

30.00 per fishery
4Excess Salmon to Spawning Requirement LicenceFree
5Marine Plant Licence
  • (1) Marine plants other than the species Macrocystis integrifolia and Laminaria suppl.

50.00
  • (2) Macrocystis integrifolia or Laminaria suppl.

Free
6Replacement
  • (1) Any licence

Free
  • (2) Registration certificate

10.00
  • (3) Validation tab

10.00

PART II

Category “C” Licence — Species and Gear

Column IColumn II
ItemSpeciesGear
1Spiny dogfishHook and line
2SkateHook and line
3Sole and FlounderHook and line
4LingcodHook and line
5Pacific codHook and line
6TunaHook and line, purse seine or gill net
7SturgeonTrolling
8SmeltGill net
9[Repealed, SOR/98-237, s. 2]
  • SOR/93-54, err., Vol. 127, No. 7
  • SOR/93-334, ss. 7, 8
  • SOR/95-181, s. 2
  • SOR/96-2, s. 1
  • SOR/96-172, s. 1
  • SOR/96-509, ss. 1, 2
  • SOR/98-138, s. 1
  • SOR/98-237, ss. 1, 2
  • SOR/99-8, s. 1
  • SOR/99-468, s. 1
  • SOR/2001-118, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-310, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-398, s. 2

SCHEDULE III(Section 30)

Close Times Except for Halibut, Herring, Salmon and Shellfish

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
SpeciesWatersType of Fishing GearClose Time
1AnchovyAny SubareaSeineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Cod
  • (1) Pacific cod

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Pacific hake

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Pacific tomcod

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Walleye pollock

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

3EulachonAny Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

4GreenlingAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5GrenadierAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

6LingcodAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

7Pacific lampreyAny Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

8PomfretAny SubareaHook and lineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9RatfishAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

10Rockfish
Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (8) Darkblotched

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (12) Pacific ocean perch

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (20) Shortspine thornyhead

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (29) Rockfish, other than those species set out in subitems (1) to (28)

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

11SablefishAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

12SculpinAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

13Shark, other than spiny dogfishAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

14SkateAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

15SmeltAreas 28 and 29
  • (a) June 15 to Aug. 15

  • (b) June 15 to Aug. 15

16SmeltAny Subarea not referred to in item 15
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

17Sole and flounder
  • (1) Arrowtooth flounder

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Dover sole

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) English sole

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Petrale sole

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (9) Starry flounder

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (10) Sole and flounder, other than those species set out in subitems (1) to (9)

Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hook and line

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

18Spiny dogfishAny Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

19SturgeonAny Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Bottom trawl

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Midwater trawl

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

20SurfperchAny Subarea
  • (a) Drag seine

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

21Tuna
  • (1) Pacific Ocean

  • (1) Hook and line

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Pacific Ocean

  • (2) Hook and line

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Pacific bonito

  • (3) Pacific Ocean

  • (3) Hook and line

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Pacific Ocean

  • (4) Hook and line

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (5) Pacific Ocean

  • (5) Hook and line

  • (5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

22Any species other than halibut, herring, salmon, shellfish and the species referred to in items 1 to 21Any Subarea
  • (a) Bottom trawl

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Midwater trawl

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

SCHEDULE IV

[Repealed, SOR/94-57, s. 3]

SCHEDULE V(Section 39)

Herring Close Times

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
LicenceWatersType of Fishing GearClose Time
1Category HSubarea 6-1
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

2Category HSubarea 6-2
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

3Category HSubarea 8-13
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

4Category HSubarea 8-14
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5Category HSubarea 8-15
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

6Category HAny Subarea not set out in items 1 to 5
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

7Category JSubarea 6-1Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8Category JSubarea 6-2Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9Category JSubarea 8-13Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
10Category JSubarea 8-14Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
11Category JSubarea 8-15Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
12Category JAny Subarea not set out in items 7 to 11Purse seineJan. 1 to Dec. 31
13Category ZAny Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Purse seine

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

SCHEDULE VI(Sections 53 and 54)Salmon Close Times

PART I

Nets and Fishwheels

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
WatersSpeciesType of Fishing GearClose Time
1
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Chinook salmon

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Chinook salmon

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

2
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Chum salmon

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Chum salmon

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

3
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Coho salmon

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Coho salmon

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

4
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Pink salmon

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Pink salmon

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Sockeye salmon

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Sockeye salmon

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

6
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Steelhead trout

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Steelhead trout

  • (2) Purse seine

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

7Taku River
  • (1) Chinook salmon

  • (1) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Chum salmon

  • (2) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Coho Salmon

  • (3) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Pink salmon

  • (4) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (5) Sockeye salmon

  • (5) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (6) Steelhead trout

  • (6) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

8The waters of the Stikine River from the International Boundary to the confluence of the Stikine and Tahltan Rivers, including that portion of the Iskut River from its confluence with the Stikine River to fishing boundary signs 1.5 km upstream from the water survey station but excluding any other tributaries of the Stikine River or the Iskut River
  • (1) Chinook salmon

  • (1) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Chum salmon

  • (2) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Coho salmon

  • (3) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Pink salmon

  • (4) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (5) Sockeye salmon

  • (5) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (6) Steelhead trout

  • (6) Gill net or fishwheel

  • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

9Any waters not referred to in items 1 to 8All salmonAny gearJan. 1 to Dec. 31

PART II

Trolling

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
WatersSpeciesType of VesselClose Time
1
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Chinook salmon

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Chinook salmon

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Chinook salmon

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area H

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

2
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Coho salmon

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Coho salmon

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Coho salmon

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area H

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

3
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Chum salmon

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Chum salmon

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Chum salmon

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area H

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

4
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Pink salmon

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Pink salmon

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Pink salmon

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Sockeye salmon

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Sockeye salmon

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Sockeye salmon

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area H

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

6
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Steelhead trout

  • (1) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area F

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Steelhead trout

  • (2) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area G

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Steelhead trout

  • (3) Vessel licensed for Salmon Area H

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • SOR/93-54, err.(E), Vol. 127, No. 7
  • SOR/95-181, s. 3(F)
  • SOR/96-330, s. 4

SCHEDULE VII(Section 63)

Shellfish Close Times

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
SpeciesWatersMethodClose Time
1AbaloneAny SubareaDivingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Clam
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Hand picking

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Any Subarea

  • (4) Hand picking

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (5) Littleneck

  • (5) Any Subarea

  • (5) Hand picking

  • (5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (6) Any Subarea

  • (6) Hand picking

  • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (7) Any Subarea

  • (7) Hand picking

  • (7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (8) Any Subarea

  • (8) Hand picking

  • (8) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

3CopepodAny SubareaPlankton trawlJan. 1 to Dec. 31
4Crab
Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Golden King

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (6) Tanner Chionoecetes angulatus

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (7) Tanner Chionoecetes bairdi

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (8) Tanner Chionoecetes tanneri

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5CrayfishAny SubareaTrapJan. 1 to Dec. 31
6EuphausiidAny SubareaPlankton trawlJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7Goose barnacleAny SubareaHand pickingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
8Mussel
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) California

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Hand picking or hand digging

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

9OctopusAny Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Bottom trawl

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Midwater trawl

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

10Scallop
Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Weathervane

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

11Sea cucumberAny SubareaDivingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
12Sea urchin
  • (1) Any Subarea

  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Any Subarea

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Any Subarea

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

13Shrimp
  • (1) Coonstripe

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Northern pink

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (a) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (6) Sidestripe

Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Beam trawl net

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Otter trawl net

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

14Squid
Any Subarea
  • (a) Hook and line

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Hook and line

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Hook and line

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Any Subarea
  • (a) Hook and line

  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

15Any other species of shellfish not referred to in items 1 to 14Any Subarea
  • (a) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (c) Hand picking

  • (c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (d) Hook and line

  • (d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (g) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • SOR/2003-8, s. 2

SCHEDULE VIII(Section 5)

Prohibited Import Live Fish

ItemColumn IColumn II
Common Name of SpeciesScientific Name of Species
1Bass, Blue Gill sunfishAcantharchus, Ambloplites, Centrarchus, Enneacanthus, Lepomis, Micropterus, Morone, Perca, Percina, Pomoxis and Stizostedium
2Blackfish (Sacramento)Orthodon
3BowfinAmia calva
4Buffalo fishIctiobus
5CarpCatla, Cirrhina, Ctenopharyngodon, Cyprinus, Hypothal michthys, Labeo and Mylopharyngodon
6CatfishClarias, Ictalurus and Noturus
7Drum (Sheepshead)Aplodinotus
8EelAnguilla
9Minnow (Fathead)Pimephales
10GarsLepisosteus
11LampreyIchthyomyzan, Lampetra and Petromyzon
12PikeEsox
13Quilback and CarpsuckerCarpiodes
14RoachLeuciscus
15RuddScardinius
16Shad and AlewifeAlosa and Dorosoma
17SticklebackApeltes, Culaea (Eucalia), Gasteroteus steus and Pungitius
18SuckerCatostomus, Cycleptus, Erimyzon, Hypenelium, Minytrema and Moxostoma
19TilapiaTilapia
20Moon snailPolinices
21Oyster crabPinnotheres
22Oyster drillThais, Ocenebra and Urosalpinx
23Rock lobsterJasus
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