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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 2008 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Mar 8 - Jun 3 88
Restricted:
Mar 17- Apr 15
30
Treaty Indian Total 397.0 417.2 0 417.2
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Nov 15 37.7 199 14.2 0 14.2
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 70.0 184 36.8 0 36.8
Directed Jun 111 10-hrs 66.0 0
Jun 251 10-hrs 67.0 0
Jul 91 10-hrs 52.0 0
Jul 231 10-hrs 22.0 0
Directed
Total
213.7 207.0 7 214.0
2A Total 718.4 675.2 7 682.2
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit2
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2B 3/08 - 11/15 7,918.0 8,255 7,683.03 73 7,756.0
2C 3/08 - 11/15 6,210.0 6,432 6,145.04 61 6,206.0
3A 3/08 - 11/15 24,220.0 24,415 24,166.0 355 24,521.0
3B 3/08 - 11/15 10,900.0 10,995 10,617.0 131 10,748.0
4A 3/08 - 11/15 3,100.0 3,170 2,973.0 42 3,015.0
4B 3/08 - 11/15 1,860.0 1,886 1,723.0 40 1,763.0
4C 3/08 - 11/15 1,769.0 1,825 718.05 6 724.0
4D 3/08 - 11/15 1,769.0 1,809 2,534.05,6 18 2,552.0
4E 3/08 - 11/15 352.0 352 600.06 0 600.0
Alaska Total 50,180.0 50,884 49,476.0 653 50,129.0
Grand Total 58,816.4 59,857.4 57,834.2 733 58,567.2

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.

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