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Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; Fisheries Off West Coast States and in the Western Pacific; Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery; Biennial Specifications and Management Measures; Correction

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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Start Printed Page 28853Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.


Final rule; correction.


On May 3, 2005, the 2005 Pacific whiting (whiting) fishery sector allocations were published in the Federal Register in a final rule that established the whiting fishery specifications in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and state waters off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California. The catcher/processor and mothership allocation percentage values in the final rule were transposed. This document corrects that error.


Effective May 19, 2005.

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Becky Renko (Northwest Region, NMFS) 206-526-6150.

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On May 3, 2005, a final rule was published that established the 2005 fishery specifications for Pacific whiting (whiting) in the U.S. exclusive economic zone and state waters off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California was published in the Federal Register on (May 3, 2005; 70 FR 22808). The catcher/processor and mothership sector allocation percentages shown in § 660.323, (a)(2)(i) and (a)(2)(ii) were transposed. Whiting is allocated between the three sectors of the commercial fishery, as follows: 34 percent for the catcher/processor sector; 24 percent for the mothership sector; and 42 percent for the shoreside sector.


In the rule FR Doc. 05-8817, in the issue of Tuesday, May 3, 2005 (70 FR 22808), make the following correction:

1. On page 22812, in column 2, § 660.323, paragraphs(a)(2)(i) and (a)(2)(ii) are revised to read as follows:

Pacific whiting allocations, allocation attainment, and inseason allocation, reapportionment.

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(i) Catcher/processor sector-78,903 mt(34 percent);

(ii) Mothership sector-55,696 mt(24 percent);

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Dated: May 13, 2005.

Rebecca Lent,

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. 05-10023 Filed 5-18-05; 8:45 am]