• (c)  

    Male king crab and male Tanner crab may be taken only with pots.

  • (d)  

    Unless otherwise specified in a permit issued under (e) of this section, an operator of a vessel fishing CDQ crab allocations shall comply with all regulations in 5 AAC 34, 5 AAC 35, and 5 AAC 39 that are applicable to the area and species of crab being fished.

  • (e)  

    In the permit required in (a) of this section the commissioner may, as the commissioner determines it necessary for the conservation and management of the resource,

    • (1)  

      specify the species of king or Tanner crab that may be taken;

    • (2)  

      specify an area or areas open to CDQ fishing operations;

    • (3)  

      specify registration requirements;

    • (4)  

      specify fishing periods;

    • (5)  

      specify gear requirements, including the numbers of pots;

    • (6)  

      designate the poundage of the federal CDQ allocation of a species of king or Tanner crab that may be taken by a CDQ group in a registration area or portion of a registration area;

    • (7)  

      if a CDQ fishery is conducted immediately before the opening of the commercial fishery for a species of king or Tanner crab, limit a CDQ fishery harvest, by establishing fishing periods and the amount of the CDQ allocation for that same species of king or Tanner crab that may be taken before the opening of the commercial fishery;

    • (8)  

      require onboard observers during fishing operations;

    • (9)  

      require the operator of a vessel fishing CDQ crab allocations to notify the department of fishing time, delivery time, and delivery destination;

    • (10)  

      establish reporting requirements;

    • (11)  

      require logbooks;

    • (12)  

      establish times and areas allowed for placement and removal of gear;

    • (13)  

      establish times, areas, and conditions allowed for storage of gear;



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