Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 1996 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period No. Of Days Catch
Limit
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
2A Treaty Indian Mar 15 - Apr 7

directed
incidental

142.8
25.2
230.0

155
13
168



168
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
May 1 - Jun 30
61 161 9
9
Directed Jul 102
Jul 242
10-hrs
10-hrs
91
(98)1
76
42
118
118
2B 3/15 - 11/15 245 9,5203 9,456 101 9,557
2C4 3/15 - 11/15 245 9,0005 8,737 123 8,860
3A 3/15 - 11/15 245 20,0005 19,318 378 19,696
3B 3/15 - 11/15 245 3,7005 3,360 302 3,662
4A 3/15 - 11/15 245 1,9505 1,694 1,694
4B 3/15 - 11/15 245 2,3105 2,075 2,075
4C 3/15 - 11/15 245 7705 680 680
4D 3/15 - 11/15 245 7705 703 703
4E 3/15 - 11/15 245 1205 120 120
Grand Total 48,415 46,438 904 47,342

17,000 pounds carried over to directed commercial catch limit.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3An additional 12,600 pounds available as carryover from 1995.
4Includes 126,000 pounds taken by Metlakatla Indians during additional fishing within reservation waters.
5Additional net carryover pounds (thousands) from the underage program were 2C=289; 3A=485; 3B=33; 4A=11; 4B=106; 4C=13; 4D=4; 4E=0.