Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2002 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 18 - Mar 20
Apr 2
Apr 30

2
1
1.5

81
106
203
Restricted:
Mar 20 - Apr 19
May 5 - May 9



69
13
Treaty Indian Total 467.5 472 472
2A Commercial
May 1 - Aug 21 39.3 41 41
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 88.4 65 65
Directed Jun 261 10-hrs 125
Jul 101 10-hrs 78
Jul 241 10-hrs 57
Directed Total 222.7 260 13 273
Commercial
Total
350.4 366 13 379
2A Total 817.9 838 13 851
2B 3/18 - 11/18 245 11,7502 11,9873 87 12,074
2C 3/18 - 11/18 245 8,5004 8,4555 147 8,602
3A 3/18 - 11/18 245 22,6304 22,614 517 23,131
3B 3/18 - 11/18 245 17,1304 17,003 310 17,313
4A 3/18 - 11/18 245 4,9704 5,002 89 5,091
4B 3/18 - 11/18 245 4,1804 4,030 50 4,080
4C 3/18 - 11/18 245 2,0304 1,210 1,210
4D 3/18 - 11/18 245 2,0304 1,6936 60 1,753
4E 3/18 - 11/18 245 390 5556 555
Alaska Total 61,860 60,562 1,173 61,735
Grand Total 74,427.5 73,387 1,273 74,660

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes additional 371,943 pounds available as carryover from 2001.
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=303; 3A=420; 3B=309; 4A=83; 4B=137; 4C=57; and for 4D=28.
5Includes 42,390 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by NMFS regulation.