Subpart A General
Subpart B All West Coast Eez Fisheries
Subpart C West Coast Groundfish Fisheries
Subpart D West Coast Groundfish–limited Entry Trawl Fisheries
Subpart E West Coast Groundfish–limited Entry Fixed Gear Fisheries
Subpart F West Coast Groundfish–open Access Fisheries
Subpart G West Coast Groundfish–recreational Fisheries
Subpart H West Coast Salmon Fisheries
Subpart I Coastal Pelagics Fisheries
Subpart J West Coast Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Program
Subpart K Highly Migratory Fisheries

Terms Used In 50 CFR Part 660

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Authorized holder: is an individual, agency, organization, or group of users that is permitted to designate or handle CUI, in accordance with this part. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Biomass: means the estimated amount, by weight, of a coastal pelagic species population. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Commercial fishing: means fishing with troll fishing gear as defined annually under §660. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Comparable capacity: means gross tonnage plus 10 percent of the vessel's calculated gross tonnage. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Control level: is a general term that indicates the safeguarding and disseminating requirements associated with CUI Basic and CUI Specified. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Controlling agency: is an agency that owns or controls the following categories of proscribed information and thus has authority over access to or release of the information: NSA for communications security information (COMSEC). See 32 CFR 2004.4
  • Council: means the Pacific Fishery Management Council. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Council: means the Pacific Fishery Management Council, including its CPSMT, AP, Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC), and any other committee established by the Council. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • CUI Program manager: is an agency official, designated by the agency head or CUI SAO, to serve as the official representative to the CUI EA on the agency's day-to-day CUI Program operations, both within the agency and in interagency contexts. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Document: means any tangible thing which constitutes or contains information, and means the original and any copies (whether different from the originals because of notes made on such copies or otherwise) of all writings of every kind and description over which an agency has authority, whether inscribed by hand or by mechanical, facsimile, electronic, magnetic, microfilm, photographic, or other means, as well as phonic or visual reproductions or oral statements, conversations, or events, and including, but not limited to: Correspondence, email, notes, reports, papers, files, manuals, books, pamphlets, periodicals, letters, memoranda, notations, messages, telegrams, cables, facsimiles, records, studies, working papers, accounting papers, contracts, licenses, certificates, grants, agreements, computer disks, computer tapes, telephone logs, computer mail, computer printouts, worksheets, sent or received communications of any kind, teletype messages, agreements, diary entries, calendars and journals, printouts, drafts, tables, compilations, tabulations, recommendations, accounts, work papers, summaries, address books, other records and recordings or transcriptions of conferences, meetings, visits, interviews, discussions, or telephone conversations, charts, graphs, indexes, tapes, minutes, contracts, leases, invoices, records of purchase or sale correspondence, electronic or other transcription of taping of personal conversations or conferences, and any written, printed, typed, punched, taped, filmed, or graphic matter however produced or reproduced. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • entity: as used in this part refers to the particular entity to which an agency might release, or is releasing, classified information, whether that entity is a parent or subordinate organization. See 32 CFR 2004.4
  • Entity eligibility determination: is an assessment by the CSA as to whether an entity is eligible for access to classified information of a certain level (and all lower levels). See 32 CFR 2004.4
  • Federal information system: is an information system used or operated by an agency or by a contractor of an agency or other organization on behalf of an agency. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Finfish: means northern anchovy, Pacific mackerel, Pacific sardine, and jack mackerel. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Fishery management area: means the EEZ off the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California, bounded on the north by the Provisional International Boundary between the United States and Canada, and bounded on the south by the International Boundary between the United States and Mexico. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • 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
  • Fishing trip: means a period of time between landings when fishing is conducted. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Foreign entity: is a foreign government, an international organization of governments or any element thereof, an international or foreign public or judicial body, or an international or foreign private or non-governmental organization. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Freezer trolling vessel: means a fishing vessel, equipped with troll fishing gear, that has a present capability for:

    (1) On board freezing of the catch. See 50 CFR 660.402

  • Harvest guideline: means a specified numerical harvest objective that is not a quota. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Harvesting vessel: means a vessel involved in the attempt or actual catching, taking or harvesting of fish, or any activity that can reasonably be expected to result in the catching, taking or harvesting of fish. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Initial harvest guideline: means a specified numerical harvest objective set at the beginning of the fishing season. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Krill: means all species of euphausiids that occur in the EEZ off the West Coast. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • landing: means to begin transfer of fish from a fishing vessel. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Landing: means to begin transfer of fish from a fishing vessel. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Limited entry fishery: means the commercial fishery consisting of vessels fishing for CPS in the CPS Management Zone under limited entry permits issued under §660. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Non-executive branch entity: is a person or organization established, operated, and controlled by individual(s) acting outside the scope of any official capacity as officers, employees, or agents of the executive branch of the Federal Government. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • on behalf of an agency: 44 U. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Plugs: means artificial fishing lures made of wood or hard plastic with one or more hooks attached. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Prohibited harvest species: means all krill species in the EEZ off the West Coast. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Prohibited Species: means all species of trout and salmon (Salmonidae) and Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis). See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Protection: includes all controls an agency applies or must apply when handling information that qualifies as CUI. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Quota: means a specified numerical harvest objective for a single species of CPS, the attainment (or expected attainment) of which causes the complete closure of the fishery for that species. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Re-use: means incorporating, restating, or paraphrasing information from its originally designated form into a newly created document. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Recreational fishing: means fishing with recreational fishing gear as defined annually under §660. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Reduction fishery: means fishing for CPS for the purposes of conversion into fish flour, fish meal, fish scrap, fertilizer, fish oil, other fishery products, or byproducts for purposes other than direct human consumption. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Regional Administrator: means the Director, Northwest Region, NMFS, or a designee. See 50 CFR 660.402
  • Regional Administrator: means the Regional Administrator, West Coast Region, NMFS,501 W. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Salmon: means any anadromous species of the family Salmonidae and genus Oncorhynchus, commonly known as Pacific salmon, including, but not limited to:

    Chinook (king) salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

    Coho (silver) salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch

    Pink (humpback) salmon, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha

    Chum (dog) salmon, Oncorhynchus keta

    Sockeye (red) salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka

    Steelhead (rainbow trout), Oncorhynchus mykiss

    Total length of salmon means the shortest distance between the tip of the snout or jaw (whichever extends furthest while the mouth is closed) and the tip of the longest lobe of the tail, without resort to any force or mutilation of the salmon other than fanning or swinging the tail. See 50 CFR 660.402

  • Security officer: is a U. See 32 CFR 2004.4
  • Self-inspection: is an agency's internally managed review and evaluation of its activities to implement the CUI Program. See 32 CFR 2002.4
  • Sub-entity: is an entity's branch or division, another type of sub-element, a sub-contractor, subsidiary, or other subordinate or connected entity. See 32 CFR 2004.4
  • Totally lost: means that the vessel being replaced no longer exists in specie, or is absolutely and irretrievably sunk or otherwise beyond the possible control of the owner, or the costs of repair (including recovery) would exceed the repaired value of the vessel. See 50 CFR 660.502
  • Trip limit: means the total allowable amount of a CPS species by weight or by percentage of weight of fish on board the vessel that may be taken and retained, possessed, or landed from a single fishing trip by a vessel that harvests CPS. See 50 CFR 660.502