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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 1993 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
2A

3/1 - 7/19

7/6

81.5

10 hrs

1361

225

138

3664

2B 3/1 - 10/31 244 10,500 10,628
2C 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/10
1
2
10,000 5,233
6,0574
11,2906
3A 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/9
1
1
20,700 13,626
9,1124
22,738
3B 6/10 - 6/11
9/8 - 9/9
1
1
6,500 5,259
2,5964
7,855
4A 6/10 - 6/11
8/11 - 8/12
1
1
2,020 371
2,190
2,561
4B 6/6 - 7/16
8/11 - 8/15
8/26 - 8/28

10.57
4
2

2,300 206
1,190
5664
1,962
4C 6/6 - 6/27
8/2 - 8/3
112
1
800 6715
1605
831
4D 8/11 - 8/13 2 780 836
4D-N 6/6 - 8/10 332 20 < 1
4E(NW) 6/6 - 9/18
9/19 - 10/31
703
42
84 355
25
37
4E(SE) 6/6 - 9/18
9/19 - 10/31
703
42
36 225
55
27
Grand Total 54,101 59,269

1Treaty Indian Fishery.
2Alternating one day open and one day closed.
3Alternating two days open and one day closed.

4Fishing period limits by vessel class.
5Single fishing period limit for all vessels.

6Includes 21,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
7Alternating 12 hours open and 36 hours closed.

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