National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Correction to final rule.
This document contains a correction to the final rule implementing pelagic longline gear restrictions for the Western Pacific pelagic fisheries published on June 12, 2002. This action would clarify amendatory instruction 4 that removes unneeded text.
Effective July 25, 2002.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
William Chappell, NMFS, at 301-713-2341.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The final rule under the Fishery Management Plan for the Pelagic Fisheries of the Western Pacific Region that implements the reasonable and prudent alternative of the March 29, 2001, Biological Opinion issued by NMFS under the Endangered Species Act, was published in the Federal Register on June 12, 2002 (67 FR 40232). This final rule did not clearly explain in amendatory instruction 4 that the introductory text of 50 CFR 660.32(a) was removed by the final rule.
“4. In § 660.32, the introductory text of paragraph (a) is removed, paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) are redesignated as paragraphs (a)(4) and (a)(5) respectively, new paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) are added, and paragraph (a)(3) is revised to read as follows:”Start Signature
Dated: July 19, 2002.
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 02-18859 Filed 7-24-02; 8:45 am]
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