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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 2010 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Separately managed:
Mar 6 - Mar 20
15
Restricted:
Mar 6 - Apr 8
34
Treaty Indian Total 253.1 252 0 252
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jun 16 25.0 47 28 0 28
Directed Jun 301 10-hrs 127 0
Directed
Total
141.9 0 127
2A Total 420.0 407 11 418
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit2
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2B 3/6 - 11/15 6,598.6 6,596.0 6,6073 122 6,729
2C 3/6 - 11/15 4,400.0 4,544.0 4,3904 96 4,486
3A 3/6 - 11/15 19,990.0 20,356.0 20,186 316 20,502
3B 3/6 - 11/15 9,900.0 10,116.0 9,958 156 10,114
4A 3/6 - 11/15 2,330.0 2,395.0 2,265 60 2,325
4B 3/6 - 11/15 2,160.0 2,218.0 1,785 44 1,829
4C 3/6 - 11/15 1,625.0 1,650.0 7825 7 789
4D 3/6 - 11/15 1,625.0 1,665.0 2,0965,6 20 2,116
4E 3/6 - 11/15 330.0 330.0 4106 0 410
Alaska Total 42,360.0 43,274.0 41,872 699 42,571
Grand Total 49,378.6 50,290.0 48,886 832 49,718

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes adjustments from the underage and overage programs.
3Includes pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (FL licenses).
4Includes pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
5Area 4C IFQ and CDQ can be fished in Area 4D by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
6Area 4D CDQ can be fished in Area 4E by NMFS and IPHC regulations.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2000 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 15 - Apr 27

44

305 312.0 312.0
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May - Jun
Aug 1 - Aug 4
Aug 11 - Aug 21
61
4
15



24.51
20.7
0.8
0.5



22.0
Directed Jul 52 10-hrs 129.3
Jul 192 10-hrs 16.3
Aug 22 10-hrs 3.4
138.61 149.0
Commercial
Total
163.1 250.9 266.9
2A Total 468 483 483
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,6003 10,6304 181 10,811
2C5 3/15 - 11/15 245 8,4006 8,2665 179 8,445
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 18,3106 18,166 1,122 19,288
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 15,0306 14,888 525 15,413
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9706 4,960 195 5,155
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9106 4,560 132 4,692
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0306 1,736 1,736
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0306 1,864 66 1,930
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 390 351 351
Alaska Total 56,070 54,790 2,219 57,009
Grand Total 67,138 65,904 2,400 68,304

1Pounds were carried over from the incidental to directed commercial catch limit.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3Includes additional 145,820 pounds available as carryover from 1999.
4Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
5Includes 54,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=376; 3A=408; 3B=196; 4A=39; 4B=127; 4C=46; and 4D=34.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2001 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 21 - Mar 23
Apr 19 - Apr 20

2.5
1


Restricted:
Mar 15 - Apr 15
May 5 - May 9

32
17


Treaty Indian Total 406.5 413.2 413.2
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jul 11 72 34.1 34.1 34.1
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 78 47.9 23.2 23.2
Directed Jun 271 10-hrs 38.3
Jul 111 10-hrs 84.0
Jul 251 10-hrs 56.0
Aug 81 10-hrs 2.2
Aug 221 10-hrs 1.4
Sep 51 10-hrs 11.7
Directed Total 192.9 193.6 16 209.6
Commercial
Total
274.9 250.9 16 266.9
2A Total 681.4 664.1 16 680.1
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,5102 10,2073 81 10,288
2C 3/15 - 11/15 245 8,7804 8,2735 130 8,403
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 21,8904 21,100 441 21,541
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 16,5304 15,993 343 16,336
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9704 4,915 100 5,015
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9104 4,388 78 4,466
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0304 1,647 1,647
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0304 1,8006 44 1,844
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 390 4796 479
Alaska Total 61,530 58,595 1,136 59,731
Grand Total 72,721.4 69,466 1,233 70,669

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes additional 90,848 pounds available as carryover from 2000.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
4Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=226; 3A=226; 3B=140; 4A=54; 4B=102; 4C=63; and for 4D=31.
5Includes 64,005 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D and 4E CDQ could be fished in either area regardless of quota share designation by NMFS enforcement waiver.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2002 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 18 - Mar 20
Apr 2
Apr 30

2
1
1.5

81
106
203
Restricted:
Mar 20 - Apr 19
May 5 - May 9



69
13
Treaty Indian Total 467.5 472 472
2A Commercial
May 1 - Aug 21 39.3 41 41
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 88.4 65 65
Directed Jun 261 10-hrs 125
Jul 101 10-hrs 78
Jul 241 10-hrs 57
Directed Total 222.7 260 13 273
Commercial
Total
350.4 366 13 379
2A Total 817.9 838 13 851
2B 3/18 - 11/18 245 11,7502 11,9873 87 12,074
2C 3/18 - 11/18 245 8,5004 8,4555 147 8,602
3A 3/18 - 11/18 245 22,6304 22,614 517 23,131
3B 3/18 - 11/18 245 17,1304 17,003 310 17,313
4A 3/18 - 11/18 245 4,9704 5,002 89 5,091
4B 3/18 - 11/18 245 4,1804 4,030 50 4,080
4C 3/18 - 11/18 245 2,0304 1,210 1,210
4D 3/18 - 11/18 245 2,0304 1,6936 60 1,753
4E 3/18 - 11/18 245 390 5556 555
Alaska Total 61,860 60,562 1,173 61,735
Grand Total 74,427.5 73,387 1,273 74,660

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes additional 371,943 pounds available as carryover from 2001.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
4Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=303; 3A=420; 3B=309; 4A=83; 4B=137; 4C=57; and for 4D=28.
5Includes 42,390 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by NMFS regulation.

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