The fishery management area is divided into subareas for the regulation of fishing for CPS, with the following designations and boundaries:

Terms Used In 50 CFR 660.503

  • Fishery Management Area: means the EEZ off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California between 3 and 200 nautical miles offshore, bounded in the north by the Provisional International Boundary between the United States and Canada, and bounded in the south by the International Boundary between the United States and Mexico. See 50 CFR 660.502

(a) CPS Limited Entry Zone means the EEZ between:

(1) Northern boundary–at 39°00?00? N. lat. off California; and

(2) Southern boundary–the United States-Mexico International Boundary, which is a line connecting the following coordinates:

32°35?22? N. lat., 117°27?49? W. long.

32°37?37? N. lat., 117°49?31? W. long.

31°07?58? N. lat., 118°36?18? W. long.

30°32?31? N. lat., 121°51?58? W. long.

(b) Subarea A means the EEZ between:

(1) Northern boundary–the United States-Canada Provisional International Boundary, which is a line connecting the following coordinates:

48°29?37.19? N. lat. 124°43?33.19? W. long.

48°30?11? N. lat. 124°47?13? W. long.

48°30?22? N. lat. 124°50?21? W. long.

48°30?14? N. lat. 124°54?52? W. long.

48°29?57? N. lat. 124°59?14? W. long.

48°29?44? N. lat. 125°00?06? W. long.

48°28?09? N. lat. 125°05?47? W. long.

48°27?10? N. lat. 125°08?25? W. long.

48°26?47? N. lat 125°09?12? W. long.

48°20?16? N. lat. 125°22?48? W. long.

48°18?22? N. lat. 125°29?58? W. long.

48°11?05? N. lat. 125°53?48? W. long.

47°49?15? N. lat. 126°40?57? W. long.

47°36?47? N. lat. 127°11?58? W. long.

47°22?00? N. lat. 127°41?23? W. long.

46°42?05? N. lat. 128°51?56? W. long.

46°31?47? N. lat. 129°07?39? W. long.; and

(2) Southern boundary–at 39°00?00? N. lat. (Pt. Arena).

(c) Subarea B means the EEZ between:

(1) Northern boundary–at 39°00?00? N. lat. (Pt. Arena); and

(2) Southern boundary–the United States-Mexico International Boundary described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section.

[64 FR 69893, Dec. 15, 1999, as amended at 68 FR 52527, Sept. 4, 2003]