Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2001 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 21 - Mar 23
Apr 19 - Apr 20

2.5
1


Restricted:
Mar 15 - Apr 15
May 5 - May 9

32
17


Treaty Indian Total 406.5 413.2 413.2
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jul 11 72 34.1 34.1 34.1
Incidental in
Sablefish
Fishery
May 1 - Oct 31 78 47.9 23.2 23.2
Directed Jun 271 10-hrs 38.3
Jul 111 10-hrs 84.0
Jul 251 10-hrs 56.0
Aug 81 10-hrs 2.2
Aug 221 10-hrs 1.4
Sep 51 10-hrs 11.7
Directed Total 192.9 193.6 16 209.6
Commercial
Total
274.9 250.9 16 266.9
2A Total 681.4 664.1 16 680.1
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 10,5102 10,2073 81 10,288
2C 3/15 - 11/15 245 8,7804 8,2735 130 8,403
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 21,8904 21,100 441 21,541
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 16,5304 15,993 343 16,336
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9704 4,915 100 5,015
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 4,9104 4,388 78 4,466
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0304 1,647 1,647
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,0304 1,8006 44 1,844
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 390 4796 479
Alaska Total 61,530 58,595 1,136 59,731
Grand Total 72,721.4 69,466 1,233 70,669

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes additional 90,848 pounds available as carryover from 2000.
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=226; 3A=226; 3B=140; 4A=54; 4B=102; 4C=63; and for 4D=31.
5Includes 64,005 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
6Area 4D and 4E CDQ could be fished in either area regardless of quota share designation by NMFS enforcement waiver.