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Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2011 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Separately managed:
3/20 - 3/22
5/1 - 5/2

48 hours
19 hours

148.7
117.0


265.7
Restricted:
3/12-19, 3/24-28

13

63

63
Treaty Indian Total 293.2 328.7 0 328.7
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
5/1 - 5/28
7.29-10/31
28.1 28
95
22.8
0.6
23.4


0


23.4
Directed1 6/29
7/13


159.4
10 hours
10 hours
92.4
79.3
171.7


0


171.7
Directed
Total
141.9 0 127
2A Total 480.7 524 17 541
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit2
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2B 3/12 - 11/18 6,702.2 6,670 6,6123 80 6,692
2C 3/12 - 11/18 2,330.0 2,407 2,3634 91 2,454
3A 3/12 - 11/18 14,360.0 14,505 14,379 290 14,669
3B 3/12 - 11/18 7,510.0 7,615 7,218 103 7,321
4A 3/12 - 11/18 2,410.0 2,450 2,316 35 2,351
4B 3/12 - 11/18 2,180.0 2,268 2,022 32 2,054
4C 3/12 - 11/18 1,690.0 1,723 7845 6 790
4D 3/12 - 11/18 1,690.0 1,715 2,1725,6 10 2,182
4E 3/12 - 11/18 340.0 340 4576 0 457
Alaska Total 32,510.0 33,023 31,711 567 32,278
Grand Total 39,692.9 40,173.77 38,847 664 39,511

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes adjustments from the underage and overage programs. Additionally, in 2B, quota held by DFO for First Nations through relinquishment processes are included.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (FL licenses).
4Includes the pounds taken in the Metlakatla fishery within Annette Islands Reserve.
5Area 4C IFQ and CDQ could be fished in Area 4D by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
7Includes Area 2A catch limit.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1991 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
2A

3/1 - 3/12
4/11-4/14

7/22

11
3

10 hrs

102.51

168.5

79
43

233
355

2B 3/1 - 11/30 213 7,400 7,191
2C 3/7 - 3/8
9/3 - 9/4
12
1
7,400 4,806
3,881
8,687
3A 3/7 - 3/8
9/3 - 9/4
1
1
26,600 10,793
12,133
22,926
3B 3/7 - 3/8
9/3 - 9/4
1
1
8,800 3,992
7,942
11,934
4A 3/7 - 3/8
8/20
1
0.5
1,700 96
2,159
2,255
4B 6/8
6/17
6/22
6/29
7/6
7/13
8/19 - 8/20

0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
0.5
1

1,700 120
76
34
140
259
260
624
1,513
4C 6/17 - 6/30
7/13 - 7/14
73
1
600 515
163
678
4D 8/19 - 8/21 2 600 1,437
4E(NW) 6/1 - 8/15 504 70 78
4E(SE) 6/1 - 6/9
8/1 - 8/15
65
106
30 25
1
26
Grand Total 55,171 57,080

1Treaty Indian Fishery: 102,500 pounds commercial; 10,000 pounds subsistence.
2Metlakatla Indian fishery included.
37 1-day fishing periods.
425 2-day fishing periods.
53 2-day fishing periods.
65 2-day fishing periods.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1992 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
2A

3/1 - 5/311

7/29
8/12

91

10 hrs
10 hrs

152.5

243.75

155

1732
1092
282

2B 3/8 - 10/31 237 8,000 7,626
2C 6/8 - 6/9
9/7 - 9/9
10/5 - 10/7
1
2
2
10,000 5,719
2,0392
2,0612
9,8193
3A 6/8 - 6/9
9/7 - 9/8
10/5 - 10/7
1
1
2
26,600 14,580
10,4222
1,7802
26,782
3B 6/8 - 6/9
9/7 - 9/8
10/5 - 10/7
1
1
2
8,800 7,220
1,0892
3112
8,620
4A 6/8 - 6/9
8/6
8/21
9/22 - 9/23
1
0.5
0.5
1
2,300 260
6522
4882
1,2992
2,699
4B 6/8 - 6/9
6/10 - 7/12
8/6 - 8/8
8/21 - 8/24
9/22 - 9/24

1
8.54
2
3
2

2,300 3
216
5162
1,2392
3432
2,317
4C5 6/7 - 7/7
7/18 - 7/19
166
1
800 584
209
793
4D2 8/6 - 8/8 2 800 727
4E5 5/31 - 9/18
9/19 - 10/31
747
42
130 72
0
72
Grand Total 60,126.25 59,892

1Treaty Indian Fishery.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3Includes 23,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
4Alternating 12 hours open and 36 hours closed.
5Single fishing period limit for all vessels.
6Alternating one day open and one day closed.
7Alternating two days open and one day closed.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1993 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
2A

3/1 - 7/19

7/6

81.5

10 hrs

1361

225

138

3664

2B 3/1 - 10/31 244 10,500 10,628
2C 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/10
1
2
10,000 5,233
6,0574
11,2906
3A 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/9
1
1
20,700 13,626
9,1124
22,738
3B 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/9
1
1
6,500 5,259
2,5964
7,855
4A 6/10 - 6/11
8/11 - 8/12
1
1
2,020 371
2,190
2,561
4B 6/6 - 7/16
8/11 - 8/15
8/26 - 8/28

10.57
4
2

2,300 206
1,190
5664
1,962
4C 6/6 - 6/27
8/2 - 8/3
112
1
800 6715
1605
831
4D 8/11 - 8/13 2 780 836
4D-N 6/6 - 8/10 332 20 < 1
4E(NW) 6/6 - 9/18
9/19 - 10/31
703
42
84 355
25
37
4E(SE) 6/6 - 9/18
9/19 - 10/31
703
42
36 225
55
27
Grand Total 54,101 59,269

1Treaty Indian Fishery.
2Alternating one day open and one day closed.
3Alternating two days open and one day closed.

4Fishing period limits by vessel class.
5Single fishing period limit for all vessels.

6Includes 21,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
7Alternating 12 hours open and 36 hours closed.

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