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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 1997 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 15 - Mar 27

directed
incidental

195.5
34.5
230.0
201
27
228


228
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jun 30
61 21.61 19
19
Directed Jul 82 10-hrs 122.6
(126.6)1
148 18 166
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 12,5003 12,322 98 12,420
2C4 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,0005 9,753 166 9,920
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 25,0005 24,235 393 24,628
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 9,0005 8,729 343 9,072
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,9405 2,785 122 2,907
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 3,4805 3,213 105 3,318
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 1,1605 1,101 16 1,117
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 1,1605 1,116 37 1,152
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 2605 251 251
Grand Total 65,874 63,899 1,299 65,198

14,000 pounds carried over from the incidental to directed commercial catch limit at time of fishery, due to troll catch estimate of 17,600.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3An Additional 81,000 pounds available as carryover from 1996
4Includes 88,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
5Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage program were 2C=271; 3A=446; 3B=76; 4A=45; 4B=84; 4C=21; 4D=19; 4E=0.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1998 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 15 - Mar 201

6

272 295.6 295.6
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May - Jun
Aug - Oct
61
92

25.32
10.2
2.8
13.0
10.2
2.8
13.0
Directed Jul 22 10-hrs 82.0 82.0
Aug 12 10-hrs 43.0 43.0
Aug 26 10-hrs 14.5 14.5
Sep 23 10-hrs 12.0 12.0
143.63 151.5 151.5
Commercial
Total
168.9 164.5 164.5
2A Total 440.9 460.1 460.1
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 13,0004 12,8955 255 13,150
2C5 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,5007 9,6666 526 10,192
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 26,0007 24,538 1,165 25,703
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 11,0007 10,464 696 11,160
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 3,5007 3,221 197 3,418
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 3,5007 2,788 113 2,901
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 1,5907 1,256 1,256
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 1,5907 1,308 1,308
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 3207 188 188
Alaska Total 58,000 53,429 2,697 56,126
Grand Total 71,440.9 66,784.1 2,952 69,736.1

1Different treaty Indian tribes closed on different days, from 3/15 to 3/20.
2Pounds were carried over from the incidental to directed commercial catch limit.
3Fishing period limits by vessel class.
4An Additional 33,000 pounds available as carryover from 1997.
5Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
6Includes 11,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
7Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=216; 3A=393; 3B=84; 4A=43; 4B=51; 4C=13; 4D=4; 4E=0.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1999 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 15 - Apr 21

37

256 264 264
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May - Jun
61
23.51 10
10
Directed Jul 72 10-hrs 120
Jul 212 10-hrs 37
133.11 157
Commercial
Total
156.6 167 167
2A Total 412.6 431 19 450
2B3 3/15 - 11/15 245 12,1004 12,214 490 12,704
2C5 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,4906 9,902 266 10,168
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 24,6706 24,310 982 25,292
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 13,3706 13,160 675 13,835
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,2406 4,220 149 4,369
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 3,9806 3,452 119 3,571
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0306 1,762 1,762
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0306 1,891 1,891
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 390 264 264
Alaska Total 61,200 58,961 2,191 61,152
Grand Total 73,713 71,606 2,700 74,306

1Pounds were carried over from the incidental to directed commercial catch limit.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
4Includes additional 119,000 pounds available as carryover from 1998.
5Includes 35,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=384; 3A=748; 3B=208; 4A=95; 4B=160; 4C=51; and 4D=40.

Commercial and IPHC research catch (pounds, net weight) by IPHC statistical area. Numbers may differ from previously published data due to rounding or subsequent data updates.

 

Stat Area Commercial Research Grand Total Reg AreaArea Total
007/009 1,899 1,899
008 64 64
009 332 332
010 24,830 2,993 27,823 2A 418,719
020 76,039 2,298 78,337
030 16,422 200 16,622
040 33,095 1,584 34,679
050 255,311 3,652 258,963
060 223,852 6,524 230,376
061 34,810 34,810
070/071 99,121 99,121
070 8,254 8,254
080 109,532 2,741 112,273
081 11,026 11,026
090 194,788 5,163 199,951
091 356,999 10,115 367,114
092 42,991 42,991
100 749,732 1,375 751,107
102 1,093,793 27,300 1,121,093
103 38,346 38,346 2B 6,728,539
110 65,540 2,152 67,692
112 1,187,961 28,297 1,216,258
114 57,285 57,285
120 31,007 31,007
121 304,273 8,101 312,374
122 22,106 22,106
130 361,036 8,345 369,381
131 678,793 3,649 682,442
132 215,955 4,814 220,769
133 234,164 3,840 238,004
134 31,127 996 32,123
135 462,636 462,636
140 103,429 10,829 114,258
141 22,381 6,648 29,029
142 87,306 7,140 94,446
143 104,548 3,747 108,295
144 30,589 346 30,935
150 267,888 15,954 283,842
151 225,775 7,705 233,480
152 314,433 1,986 316,419
153 91,860 2,522 94,382
160 716,740 11,022 727,762
161 246,480 4,475 250,955 2C 4,485,822
162 611,775 5,357 617,132
163 80,278 1,668 81,946
170 209,179 4,827 214,006
171 173,509 1,805 175,314
173 110,545 1,628 112,173
174 36,901 36,901
181 431,766 5,032 436,798
182 313,712 1,396 315,108
183 109,912 1,610 111,522
184 101,119 101,119
185 990,595 15,583 1,006,178
190 1,010,396 14,727 1,025,123
200 1,150,472 23,459 1,173,931
210 832,727 11,210 843,937
220 1,135,149 6,376 1,141,525
230 487,175 13,221 500,396
232 63,260 897 64,157
240 2,921,838 18,730 2,940,568 3A 20,502,543
242 211,321 5,326 216,647
250 3,849,936 41,625 3,891,561
260 2,433,214 69,145 2,502,359
261 729,837 12,982 742,819
270 2,174,785 40,529 2,215,314
271 357,372 8,162 365,534
280 1,638,804 28,575 1,667,379
281 199,438 5,677 205,115
290 4,134,308 40,523 4,174,831
300 1,693,657 35,387 1,729,044
310 835,748 29,507 865,255 3B 10,113,724
320 2,116,908 24,078 2,140,986
330 788,405 15,151 803,556
340 388,879 11,173 400,052
350 200,994 6,359 207,353
360 266,938 2,410 269,348
370 83,036 4,148 87,184
380 89,136 11,035 100,171 4A 2,324,725
390-395 48,919 48,919
390 1,187 1,187
Bering Sea 1,575,505 35,058 1,610,563
400 273,615 218 273,833
410 23,172 5,093 28,265
420 35,159 4,808 39,967
430 13,001 1,273 14,274
440 221,503 4,778 226,281
450 364 364
460/480/490/500 180,402 180,402 4B 1,829,249
460 260 260
470 572 572
480 3,237 3,237
490 3,860 3,860
500 2,388 2,388
Bering Sea 1,038,620 16,926 1,055,546
Bering Sea 781,686 7,708 789,394 4C 789,394
Bering Sea 2,095,632 19,924 2,115,556 4D 2,115,556
Bering Sea 410,123 410,123 4E 410,123

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