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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 2003 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 1 - Mar 3
Apr 15 - Apr 16
2
1
144
167
Restricted:
Mar 1-31; Apr 2-9
Apr 23-30



94
62
Treaty Indian Total 467.5 467 467
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Aug 6 39.3 47 47
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 70.0 70 70
Directed Jun 251 10-hrs 70
Jul 91 10-hrs 82
Jul 231 10-hrs 31
Aug 61 10-hrs 43
Directed Total 222.7 225 10 235
Commercial
Total
332.0 342 10 352
2A Total 817.9 809 10 819
2B 3/1 - 11/15 259 11,7502 11,7243 65 11,789
2C 3/1 - 11/15 259 8,5004 8,2865 124 8,410
3A 3/1 - 11/15 259 22,6304 22,324 424 22,748
3B 3/1 - 11/15 259 17,1304 16,965 266 17,231
4A 3/1 - 11/15 259 4,9704 4,949 75 5,024
4B 3/1 - 11/15 259 4,1804 3,817 45 3,863
4C 3/1 - 11/15 259 2,0304 886 886
4D 3/1 - 11/15 259 2,0304 1,9086 48 1,956
4E 3/1 - 11/15 259 390 4156 415
Alaska Total 61,860 59,551 982 60,533
Grand Total 75,665.4 72,084 1,057 73,141

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2An additional 123,531 pounds available as carryover from 2002.
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=120; 3A=150; 3B=188; 4A=53; 4B=64; 4C=85; and for 4D=13.
5Includes 82,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by IFQ regulation.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2004 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Feb 29 - Jul 30 152 335
Restricted:
Mar 21 - Apr 30
Aug 11 - Aug 12
Aug 17 - Aug 20
Aug 30 - Sep 1
Sep 6 - Sep 8

40
8

170
16
Treaty Indian Total 523.6 521 521
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jul 28/29 89 - 90 44.6 48 48
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 184 70.0 75 75
Directed Jun 231 10-hrs 96
Jul 141 10-hrs 88
Jul 281 10-hrs 27
Aug 111 10-hrs 15
Directed
Total
252.5 226 14 240
2A Total 890.4 870 14 884
2B 2/29 - 11/15 260 12,5502 12,0873 75 12,162
2C 2/29 - 11/15 260 10,5004 10,1165 117 10,233
3A 2/29 - 11/15 260 25,0604 24,717 451 25,168
3B 2/29 - 11/15 260 15,6004 15,180 280 15,460
4A 2/29 - 11/15 260 3,4704 3,473 89 3,562
4B 2/29 - 11/15 260 2,8104 2,683 36 2,719
4C 2/29 - 11/15 260 1,7204 954 954
4D 2/29 - 11/15 260 1,7204 1,6216 34 1,655
4E 2/29 - 11/15 260 345 3146 314
Alaska Total 61,225 59,058 1,007 60,065
Grand Total 75,665.4 72,015 1,096 73,111

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes two allocations to commercial fleet of 12,141,000 and 409,000 pounds; additional 140,000 pounds available as carryover from 2003.
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=159; 3A=136; 3B=84; 4A=63; 4B=91; 4C=91; and for 4D, a negative balance of 10,380.
5Includes 89,931 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D and 4E CDQ can be fished in either area regardless of quota share designation: 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 2005 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Feb 27 - Jul 30 154
Restricted:
Mar 21 - Apr 30
May 4 -May 24
May 31 - Jun 6
65
Treaty Indian Total 452.5 445 0 445
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Aug 7 99 39.9 42 0 42
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 23 176 70.0 68 0 68
Directed Jun 291 10-hrs 82 0
Jul 131 10-hrs 65 0
Jul 271 10-hrs 36 0
Aug 101 10-hrs 36 0
Directed
Total
226.2 232 16 248
2A Total 788.6 787 16 803
2B 2/27 - 11/15 261 11,6582 12,2483 83 12,331
2C 2/27 - 11/15 261 10,9304 10,4895 136 10,625
3A 2/27 - 11/15 261 25,4704 25,228 805 26,033
3B 2/27 - 11/15 261 13,1504 12,874 297 13,171
4A 2/27 - 11/15 261 3,4404 3,329 75 3,404
4B 2/27 - 11/15 261 2,2604 1,923 52 1,975
4C 2/27 - 11/15 261 1,8154 5346 534
4D 2/27 - 11/15 261 1,8154 2,5566,7 22 2,578
4E 2/27 - 11/15 261 359 3697 369
Alaska Total 59,239 57,302 1,387 58,689
Grand Total 71,685.6 70,337 1,486 71,823

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Additional 882,000 pounds available as carryover from 2004.
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=267; 3A=250; 3B=192; 4A=55; 4B=31; 4C=51; and for 4D, a negative balance of 25.
5Includes 44,982 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4C CDQ and IFQ can be fished in Area 4D since July 22, 2005.
7Area 4D CDQ can be fished in Area 4E since 2002.

Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2006 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 5 - Jul 18 136 364
Restricted:
Mar 22 - Jul 18
119 112
Treaty Indian Total 472.0 476 0 476
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Nov 15 199 41.5 40 0 40
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 184 70.0 73 0 73
Directed Jun 281 10-hrs 78 0
Jul 121 10-hrs 109 0
Jul 261 10-hrs 44 0
Directed
Total
235 231 9 240
2A Total 818.5 820 9 829
2B 3/05 - 11/15 256 11,6312 11,9503 55 12,005
2C 3/05 - 11/15 256 10,6304 10,3975 95 10,492
3A 3/05 - 11/15 256 25,2004 25,238 476 25,714
3B 3/05 - 11/15 256 10,8604 10,565 227 10,792
4A 3/05 - 11/15 256 3,3504 3,278 54 3,332
4B 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6704 1,542 48 1,590
4C 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6104 4866 7 493
4D 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6104 2,3496,7 19 2,368
4E 3/05 - 11/15 256 330 3647 28 366
Alaska Total 55,260 54,219 928 55,147
Grand Total 67,709.5 66,989 992 67,981

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Additional 79,920 pounds available as carryover from 2005.
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=267; 3A=250; 3B=192; 4A=55; 4B=31; 4C=51; and for 4D, a negative balance of 25.
5Includes 34,871 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4C CDQ and IFQ can be fished in Area 4D since 2005.
7Area 4D CDQ can be fished in Area 4E since 2002.
8Area 4E includes research catch in Closed Area

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