Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2003 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 1 - Mar 3
Apr 15 - Apr 16
2
1
144
167
Restricted:
Mar 1-31; Apr 2-9
Apr 23-30



94
62
Treaty Indian Total 467.5 467 467
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Aug 6 39.3 47 47
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 70.0 70 70
Directed Jun 251 10-hrs 70
Jul 91 10-hrs 82
Jul 231 10-hrs 31
Aug 61 10-hrs 43
Directed Total 222.7 225 10 235
Commercial
Total
332.0 342 10 352
2A Total 817.9 809 10 819
2B 3/1 - 11/15 259 11,7502 11,7243 65 11,789
2C 3/1 - 11/15 259 8,5004 8,2865 124 8,410
3A 3/1 - 11/15 259 22,6304 22,324 424 22,748
3B 3/1 - 11/15 259 17,1304 16,965 266 17,231
4A 3/1 - 11/15 259 4,9704 4,949 75 5,024
4B 3/1 - 11/15 259 4,1804 3,817 45 3,863
4C 3/1 - 11/15 259 2,0304 886 886
4D 3/1 - 11/15 259 2,0304 1,9086 48 1,956
4E 3/1 - 11/15 259 390 4156 415
Alaska Total 61,860 59,551 982 60,533
Grand Total 75,665.4 72,084 1,057 73,141

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2An additional 123,531 pounds available as carryover from 2002.
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=120; 3A=150; 3B=188; 4A=53; 4B=64; 4C=85; and for 4D=13.
5Includes 82,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by IFQ regulation.