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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 1994 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
2A

3/5 - 3/26

7/6
7/19
8/8

8.75

10 hrs
10 hrs
10 hrs

176.51

178.75

188

1292
282
252
182

2B 3/1 - 11/15 259 10,0003 9,911
2C 6/6 - 6/7
9/12 - 9/14
1
2
11,000 4,882
5,557
10,3794
3A 6/6 - 6/7
9/12 - 9/14
1
2
26,000 18,159
6,6852
24,844
3B 6/6 - 6/7
9/12 - 9/14
1
2
4,000 2,0472
1,8132
3,860
4A 6/6 - 6/7
8/15
9/12 - 9/14
1
0.5
2
1,800 1682
1,530
1052
1,803
4B 6/6 - 6/7
6/15 - 7/9
8/15 - 8/19
9/12 - 9/14

1
6.55
4
2

2,100 66
3266
1,685
02
2,017
4C 6/3 - 6/30
8/2 - 8/3
147
1
700 6816
346
715
4D 8/15 - 8/16 1.25 665 693
4D-N 7/1 - 8/13 227 35 186
4E(NW) 5/2 - 7/24 568 70 626
4E(SE) 5/2 - 6/15 308 30 586
Grand Total 56,755.25 54,730

1Treaty Indian Fishery.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3An additional 40,000 pounds available as carryover from 1993.
4Includes 54,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
512-hour opening, every second day.
6Single fishing periodlimit for all vessels.
7Alternating one day open and one day closed.
8Alternating two days open and one day closed.

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