Commercial fishing periods, number of fishing days, catch limit, commercial, research and total catch (thousands of pounds, net weight) by regulatory area for the 2013 Pacific halibut commercial fishery.
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
No. Of Days Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch
2A Treaty Indian Unrestricted:
3/23 - 3/25

48 hours

223

223

Restricted/Mop-up:
4/3-4, 4/15-16,
5/8, 6/6, 7/13

Special Fishery:
7/20-8/3


36 hours
12 hours


75
10

8


75
10

8

Treaty Indian Total 314.3 316
2A Commercial
Incidental in
Salmon Fishery
5/1-8/101 30.6 30 30
Incidental in
Sablefish Fishery
5/1 - 10/31 21.4 184 days 15 15

Directed2

6/26
7/10

10 hours
10 hours
101
64


Directed Total 173.4 165 165
2A Total 539.7 526 16 542
Area Fishing Period Catch
Limit
Adjusted
Catch
Limit3
Commercial
Catch
Research
Catch
Total
Catch4
2B 3/23- 11/7 5,958 5,974 5,9514 92 6,043
2C 3/23- 11/7 2,970 3,004 2,9125 121 3,033
3A 3/23- 11/7 11,030 11,221 10,852 225 11,077
3B 3/23- 11/7 4,290 4,392 4,009 82 4,091
4A 3/23- 11/7 1,330 1,354 1,207 26 1,233
4B 3/23- 11/7 1,450 1,505 1,224 29 1,253
4C 3/23- 11/7 859 886 5086 4 512
4D 3/23- 11/7 859 883 9716,7 8 979
4E 3/23- 11/7 212 212 2807 0 280
Alaska Total 23,000 23,457 21,963 495 22,458
Grand Total 29,497.7 29,9718 28,440 6039 29,043

1Closed on August 8 in the area north of Cape Falcon, Oregon.
2Fishing period limits by vessel class.
3Includes adjustments from the underage/overage programs and, in 2B, quota held by DFO for First Nations through relinquishment processes and the quota leased through the Experimental Recreational Halibut Fishery (XRQ) pilot program.
4Includes the pounds that were landed by Native communal commercial licenses (FL licenses).
5Includes the pounds taken in the Metlakatla fishery within Annette Islands Reserve.
6Area 4C IFQ and CDQ could be fished in Area 4D by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
7Area 4D CDQ could be fished in Area 4E by NMFS and IPHC regulations.
8Includes Area 2A catch limit.
9Includes Area pounds discarded at the dock and differences due to rounding.