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Commercial

Purse Seine Fishery for Pacific Sardine

Landing Summary

2013 Pacific Sardine Harvest
Specifications and Management Measures
2013 Harvest Guideline 66,495 mt
EFP Set Asside (Research) 3,000 mt
Tribal Set Aside 9,000 mt
Adjusted Harvest Guideline 54,495 mt
Seasonal Allocation Periods Total
JAN 1 - JUN 30 JUL 1 - SEP 14 SEP 15 - DEC 31  
Total Seasonal Allocation (mt) 20,123 22,998 14,374 57,495
Incidental Set Aside (mt) 1,000 1,000 1,000 3,000
Adjusted Directed Harvest Allocation (mt) 19,123 21,998 13,374 54,495

2013 Washington Sardine Catch
by Quota Period
January 1, 2013 - June 30, 2013 1,421 mt
July 1, 2013 - September 14, 2013 22,052 mt
September 15, 2013 - December 31, 2013 5,907 mt

 

Annual Sardine Catch
Landed into Washington State
in the Directed Sardine Fishery
(metric tons)
Year Landings
2000 4,841.9
2001 11,121.2
2002 15,820.1
2003 11,919.7
2004 8,907.5
2005 6,714.2
2006 4,362.3
2007 4,662.6
2008 6,432.1
2009 8,026.0
2010 12,389.3
2011 8,008.5