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IPHC News Release 2019-015 Non-Tribal Directed Commercial Fishery in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: Closed

31 July 2019   

IPHC NEWS RELEASE 2019-015
NON-TRIBAL DIRECTED COMMERCIAL FISHERY
IN IPHC REGULATORY AREA 2A: 
CLOSED

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) has closed the non-tribal directed commercial Pacific halibut fishery (the fishery) in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A for the remainder of 2019.

2019 Fishery statistics:

  • The 2019 total allocation for this fishery is 115.41 tonnes (254,426 pounds).
  • An estimated 119.75 tonnes (264,000 pounds) have been landed during the 26 June, 10 July and 24 July 2019 fishing periods.

As the fishery allocation has been attained, the IPHC is closing this fishery for the remainder of 2019, effective immediately.

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David T. Wilson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, IPHC
Phone: (206) 634-1838
Fax:     (206) 632-2983
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IPHC-2019-NR015 Non-Tribal Directed Commercial Fishery in IPHC Regulatory Area 2A: Closed

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31 July 2019