Fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research, and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2012 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Unrestricted:
3/24 - 3/26
5/1

48 hours
13 hours

157.0
133.0

157.0
133.0
Restricted:
3/17-19

55 hours

67

67
Treaty Indian Total 321.7 357.0 0 357.0
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
5/1 - 7/3 30.6 64 days 29.7 29.7
Incidental in
Sablefish Fishery
5/1 - 10/31 21.1 184 days 4.9 4.9
Directed1 6/27
7/11

10 hours
10 hours
134.3
30.1


Directed Total 173.2 164.4 0 164.4
2A Total 546.6 556.0 17 573.0
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit2
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2B 3/17- 11/7 5,953 5,958 5,8743 109 5,983
2C 3/17- 11/7 2,624 2,656 2,5754 119 2,694
3A 3/17- 11/7 11,918 12,033 11,735 297 12,032
3B 3/17- 11/7 5,070 5,225 4,932 113 5,045
4A 3/17- 11/7 1,567 1,627 1,543 40 1,583
4B 3/17- 11/7 1,869 1,922 1,715 23 1,738
4C 3/17- 11/7 1,107 1,136 5595 4 563
4D 3/17- 11/7 1,107 1,140 1,4225,6 9 1,431
4E 3/17- 11/7 250 250 3476 0 347
Alaska Total 25,512 25,989 24,829 604 25,433
Grand Total 32,012 32,4947 31,258 731 31,989

1Fishing period limits by vessel class.
2Includes adjustments from the underage and overage programs. Additionally, in 2B, quota held by DFO for First Nations through relinquishment processes are included.
3Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (FL licenses).
4Includes the pounds taken in the Metlakatla fishery within Annette Islands Reserve.
5Area 4C IFQ and CDQ could be fished in Area 4D by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
6Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
7Includes Area 2A catch limit.