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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 2007 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Mar 10 - Jul 30 143 357
Restricted:
Mar 19 - May 3
46 114
Treaty Indian Total 461.0 471 0 471
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Nov 15 40.21 199 35 0 35
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 70.0 184 49 0 49
Directed Jun 272 10-hrs 98 0
Jun 112 10-hrs 59 0
Jul 252 10-hrs 21 0
Aug 82 10-hrs 41 0
Directed
Total
2281 219 15 234
2A Total 799.2 774 15 789
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit3
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2B 3/08 - 11/15 10,089.4 10,052.0 9,6944 78 9,772
2C 3/08 - 11/15 8,510.0 8,790.0 8,3465 127 8,473
3A 3/08 - 11/15 26,200.0 26,395.0 26,133 360 26,493
3B 3/08 - 11/15 9,220.0 9,342.0 9,047 202 9,249
4A 3/08 - 11/15 2,890.0 2,951.0 2,786 42 2,828
4B 3/08 - 11/15 1,440.0 1,478.0 1,369 47 1,416
4C 3/08 - 11/15 1,866.5 1,904.0 5476 4 551
4D 3/08 - 11/15 1,866.5 1,903.0 2,7046,7 16 2,720
4E 3/08 - 11/15 367.0 367.0 5797 0 579
Alaska Total 52,360.0 53,130.0 51,511 798 52,309
Grand Total 63,248.6 63,981.2 61,979 891 62,870

13,400 pounds remained from the directed fishery and were made available to the incidental halibut catch in the salmon troll fishery for a total catch limit of 43,667 pounds.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3Includes adjustments from the underage and overage programs.
4Includes pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
5Includes pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4C IFQ and CDQ can be fished in Area 4D by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
7Area 4D CDQ can be fished in Area 4E by NMFS and IPHC regulations.

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