The 2012 total removals (thousands of pounds, net weight), 2012 catch limits and catch of Pacific halibut by IPHC regulatory area.

Area2A2B2C3A3B4Total
Commercial 556 5,874 2,575 11,735 4,932 5,586 31,258
Sport 455 1,156 1,405 3,938 13 16 6,983
Bycatch Mortality1
O26 fish 103 175 6 1,259 1,109 3,685 6,337
U26 fish 2 14 1 681 470 2,362 3,530
Personal Use2 323 405 387 266 22 394 1,151
Wastage Mortality
O26 fish 13 165 73 561 467 185 1,464
U26 fish 0 6 5 30 57 28 126
IPHC Research 17 109 119 297 113 76 731
Total Removals 1,178 7,904 4,571 18,767 7,183 11,977 51,580
2012 Catch Limit5 9896 7,0387 2,624 11,918 5,070 5,901 33,540
2012 Catch 1,0436 7,0307 2,575 11,735 4,932 5,586 32,901
1Area 2A bycatch is the 2011 estimate as the 2012 estimate will not be available until 2013.
2Includes 2011 subsistence harvest estimates for the Alaskan areas.
3Treaty Indian ceremonial and subsistence catch.
4Includes 16,900 pounds of U32 halibut retained in the 2012 Area 4DE Community Development Quota fishery.
5Does not include poundage from the underage/overage programs in Area 2B or Alaska.
6Includes commercial, sport, and treaty tribes subsistence catch
7Includes commercial and sport catch.