50 CFR 223.206 - Exceptions to prohibitions relating to sea turtles

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  • REGULATORY AGENDA Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 05, 2008
    • May 5, 2008
    ...be exempted from the requirements provided certain conditions are met. Third, the rule proposes to clarify the current regulatory text at 50 CFR 223.206 to make the intent of the regulation clearer. The revision would clarify that U.S. Coast Guard and enforcement agents may board a vessel t......
  • Part IV
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 05, 2008
    • May 5, 2008
    ...be exempted from the requirements provided certain conditions are met. Third, the rule proposes to clarify the current regulatory text at 50 CFR 223.206 to make the intent of the regulation clearer. The revision would clarify that U.S. Coast Guard and enforcement agents may board a vessel t......
  • Fall 2012 Semiannual Agenda of Regulations
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 08, 2013
    • January 8, 2013
    ...Nets (Butterfly Trawls) Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1533 Abstract: NMFS is proposing to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction at 50 CFR 223.206(d)(2)(ii)(A)(3), and require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls, and wing nets (butterfly trawls) rigged for fishing to use turtle exclu......
  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To List Eleven Distinct Population Segments of the Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) as Endangered or Threatened and Revision of Current Listings Under the Endangered Species Act
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 06, 2016
    • April 6, 2016
    ...(16 U.S.C. 1539(a)(1)). For threatened species, we may also issue permits for education and zoological exhibition (50 CFR 17.32(a)(1); 50 CFR 223.206(a)(1)). Identification of Those Activities That Would Likely Constitute a Violation of Section 9 of the On July 1, 1994, we published a polic......
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4 cases
  • Oceana, Inc. v. Ross, Civil Action No. 15-0555 (PLF)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. United States District Court (Columbia)
    • October 9, 2020
    ...at 989-90, 1144. Some shrimp trawls are not required to install TEDs if they follow certain tow time restrictions. See AR 864 (citing 50 C.F.R. § 223.206(d)(ii)), AR 997. The exempted trawls are required to observe tow times of not more than 55 or 75 minutes, depending on the season. AR 997......
  • Turtle Island Restoration Network v. Evans, No. 00-1569.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • March 21, 2002
    ...trawlers generally install turtle excluder devices ("TEDs") when operating in United States waters where sea turtles are to be found. 50 C.F.R. §§ 223.206, 223.207 (2001). Shrimpers sweep many other denizens of the sea ("bycatch") into their nets when they trawl for shrimp. But unlike fish ......
  • Turtle Island Restoration Network v. United States Dep't of State, No. 10–17059.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • February 17, 2012
    ...Device (“TED”), a grate that keeps sea turtles and other large animals out of the nets while letting the shrimp pass through. See 50 C.F.R. §§ 223.206–207. Recognizing that this domestic effort alone is inadequate to help the plight of the migrating sea turtles, Congress enacted section 609......
  • GONZALEZ v. UNITED States Dep't of COMMERCE Nat'l OCEANIC, No. 10-40448
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
    • March 29, 2011
    ...and bycatch-reduction devices on its shrimping nets, in violation of regulations under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. See 50 C.F.R. § 223.206(d)(2)(i). The notice informed Gonzalez that he had thirty days to request an administrative hearing to contest the violation and fine. The notic......
137 provisions
  • Part IV
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 05, 2008
    • May 5, 2008
    ...be exempted from the requirements provided certain conditions are met. Third, the rule proposes to clarify the current regulatory text at 50 CFR 223.206 to make the intent of the regulation clearer. The revision would clarify that U.S. Coast Guard and enforcement agents may board a vessel t......
  • Fall 2012 Semiannual Agenda of Regulations
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 08, 2013
    • January 8, 2013
    ...Nets (Butterfly Trawls) Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1533 Abstract: NMFS is proposing to withdraw the alternative tow time restriction at 50 CFR 223.206(d)(2)(ii)(A)(3), and require all skimmer trawls, pusher-head trawls, and wing nets (butterfly trawls) rigged for fishing to use turtle exclu......
  • REGULATORY AGENDA Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
    • United States
    • Federal Register May 05, 2008
    • May 5, 2008
    ...be exempted from the requirements provided certain conditions are met. Third, the rule proposes to clarify the current regulatory text at 50 CFR 223.206 to make the intent of the regulation clearer. The revision would clarify that U.S. Coast Guard and enforcement agents may board a vessel t......
  • Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule To List Eleven Distinct Population Segments of the Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) as Endangered or Threatened and Revision of Current Listings Under the Endangered Species Act
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 06, 2016
    • April 6, 2016
    ...(16 U.S.C. 1539(a)(1)). For threatened species, we may also issue permits for education and zoological exhibition (50 CFR 17.32(a)(1); 50 CFR 223.206(a)(1)). Identification of Those Activities That Would Likely Constitute a Violation of Section 9 of the On July 1, 1994, we published a polic......
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