Sea cucumber harvest is now closed as of Sunday November 5th. Updated regulations below.
There will be a scheduled mop-up period for the remaining quota during January 22 to February 4, 2024.
Harvest quotas and landings
|Sea Cucumber Harvest Area||2023-24 State Quota Share||2023-24 State Fishery Landings|
|San Juan Island - District 1||112,990 lbs||85,368 (CLOSED)|
|Strait of Juan de Fuca - District 2-1||63,956 lbs||62,710 (CLOSED)|
|Admiralty Inlet - District 2-2||42,593 lbs||36,662 (CLOSED)|
|Central Puget Sound - District 3||CLOSED||CLOSED|
|Hood Canal - District 4||CLOSED||CLOSED|
|South Puget Sound - District 5 areas 28A-D||8,775 lbs||8,613 (CLOSED)|
|South Puget Sound - District 5 area 26D||5,432 lbs||4,904 (CLOSED)|
R E P E A L E R
The following section of the Washington Administration code is repealed November 6, 2023:
WAC 220-340-73000L Commercial Sea Cucumber fishery. (23-197)
Closed areas pertain to the commercial sea cucumber fishery. In addition, see permanent WACs 220-302 and 220-303 for more information on Marine Preserves and Conservation Area closures. Legal descriptions of commercial sea cucumber harvest districts are found in WAC 220-340-730 Sea Cucumbers. Legal descriptions of commercial sea cucumber catch reporting areas can be found in WAC 220-301-040 Marine Fish-Shellfish Management and Catch Reporting Areas within Puget Sound.
- 220-340-030: Shellfish Harvest Logs
- 220-340-730: Permanent Sea Cucumber Fishing Regulations
- 220-305: Fish Rules of General Application
- 220-320: Shellfish - Definitions, Classifications and General Rules
- 220-353: General Commercial Fishery Rules
- 220-340-040: Sale of Commercially Caught Shellfish
- 220-352: Fish Receiving Tickets, Sales, Commercial Duties, and Recordkeeping
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