Commercial sea cucumber fishery

Harvest for sea cucumbers has been closed in all Districts. This concludes the 2019-20 season.

Harvest quotas and landings

The landings below include all reports received for the 2019-20 season and are unofficial.

Sea Cucumber Harvest Area 2019-2020 State Quota Share 2019-2020 State  Fishery Landings
San Juan Island - District 1 137,000 lbs 135,922 (CLOSED)
Strait of Juan de Fuca - District 2-1 64,000 lbs 63,495 (CLOSED)
Admiralty Inlet - District 2-2 26,954 lbs 27,487 (CLOSED)
Central Puget Sound - District 3 CLOSED CLOSED
Hood Canal - District 4 CLOSED CLOSED
South Puget Sound - District 5 15,000 lbs 14,696 (CLOSED)

Regulations

The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:

   WAC 220-340-73000T  Commercial sea cucumber fishery.  (19-249)

Sea cucumber harvest districts and reporting areas

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.

Permanent WACs