Federal Register, Volume 75, Number 226, November 24, 2010, Pages 71519-72652 Page: 71,566
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71566 Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 226/Wednesday, November 24, 2010/Rules and Regulations
of black sea bass taken from the EEZ is
prohibited. The prohibition on sale or
purchase does not apply to sale or
purchase of black sea bass that were
harvested, landed ashore, and sold prior
to 12:01 a.m., local time, October 7,
2010, and were held in cold storage by
a dealer or processor. For a person on
board a vessel for which a Federal
commercial or charter vessel/headboat
permit for the South Atlantic snapper-
grouper fishery has been issued, the sale
and purchase provisions of the
commercial closure for black sea bass
would apply regardless of whether the
fish are harvested in state or Federal
waters, as specified in 50 CFR
This action responds to the best
available information recently obtained
from the fishery. The Assistant
Administrator for Fisheries, NOAA,
(AA), finds good cause to waive the
requirement to provide prior notice and
opportunity for public comment
pursuant to the authority set forth at 5
U.S.C. 553(b)(B). Allowing prior notice
and opportunity for public comment on
the reopening is unnecessary because
the rule establishing the annual quota
has already been subject to notice and
comment, and all that remains is to
notify the public that additional harvest
is available under the established quota
and, therefore, the fishery will reopen
for a limited time period.
For the aforementioned reasons, the
AA also finds good cause to waive the
30-day delay in the effectiveness of this
action under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3).
This action is taken under 50 CFR
622.43(c) and is exempt from review
under Executive Order 12866.
Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.
Dated: November 19, 2010.
Brian W. Parker,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable
Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-29657 Filed 11-19-10; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P
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