Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2006 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 5 - Jul 18 136 364
Restricted:
Mar 22 - Jul 18
119 112
Treaty Indian Total 472.0 476 0 476
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Nov 15 199 41.5 40 0 40
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 184 70.0 73 0 73
Directed Jun 281 10-hrs 78 0
Jul 121 10-hrs 109 0
Jul 261 10-hrs 44 0
Directed
Total
235 231 9 240
2A Total 818.5 820 9 829
2B 3/05 - 11/15 256 11,6312 11,9503 55 12,005
2C 3/05 - 11/15 256 10,6304 10,3975 95 10,492
3A 3/05 - 11/15 256 25,2004 25,238 476 25,714
3B 3/05 - 11/15 256 10,8604 10,565 227 10,792
4A 3/05 - 11/15 256 3,3504 3,278 54 3,332
4B 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6704 1,542 48 1,590
4C 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6104 4866 7 493
4D 3/05 - 11/15 256 1,6104 2,3496,7 19 2,368
4E 3/05 - 11/15 256 330 3647 28 366
Alaska Total 55,260 54,219 928 55,147
Grand Total 67,709.5 66,989 992 67,981

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Additional 79,920 pounds available as carryover from 2005.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (F licenses).
4Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage/overage program were 2C=267; 3A=250; 3B=192; 4A=55; 4B=31; 4C=51; and for 4D, a negative balance of 25.
5Includes 34,871 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4C CDQ and IFQ can be fished in Area 4D since 2005.
7Area 4D CDQ can be fished in Area 4E since 2002.
8Area 4E includes research catch in Closed Area