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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

Community Development Quota (CDQ) Halibut Program

Community Development Quota (CDQ) Halibut

Program Information

A CDQ permit is required to harvest CDQ halibut. Permits are issued annually and without charge to CDQ groups with allocations of CDQ halibut. In addition, each individual harvesting CDQ halibut must have an IFQ/CDQ hired master permit issued in their name. The CDQ group must apply for the hired master permits.


Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program

Program Information

  • Western Alaska CDQ: The Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program allocates a percentage of all Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands quotas for groundfish, prohibited species, halibut, and crab to eligible communities.

Regulations for Western Alaska CDQ and CDQ Halibut





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