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The 2014 estimates of total removals (thousands of pounds, net weight) and 2014 catch limits and catch of Pacific halibut by regulatory area.

Area2A2B2C3A3B4Total
Commercial Landings 510 5,776 3,275 7,383 2,816 3,167 22,927
Commercial Mortality 21
242
120
439
326
138
1,286
Sport Landings1 370
913
1,940 3,591 19
23 6,856
Sport Mortality 13
34
72
83
0
1
203
Bycatch Mortality 94
244
16
1,610
1,247
6,131
9,342
Personal Use2 32
405 396 254 16 273 1,130
IPHC Research 21
106
147 278 100
116
768
Total Removals 1,061 7,720 5,966 13,638 4,524 9,603 42,512
2014 Catch Limit4 9605 6,8506 4,1607 9,4307
2,840
3,275 27,515
2014 Catch 9125 6,6896 4,2587 9,9767
2,816
3,167 27,818
1Sport landing estimates for Alaska are preliminary
2Includes 2012 Alaskan subsistence harvest estimates. Updated numbers for 2013 and 2014 were not available at time of printing.
3Includes 5,533 pounds of sublegal halibut retained in the 2014 Area 4DE Community Development Quota.
4Does not include poundage from the underage/overage programs in Area 2B or Alaska.
5Includes commercial, sport, and treaty subsistence catch.
6Includes commercial and sport catch
7Includes commercial and sport guided fishery catch and incidental wastage for both fisheries.

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