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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 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.

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