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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

2013 - 2014 Alaska Groundfish Harvest Specifications

Groundfish Harvest Specifications

NOTE: Total allowable catch (TAC) may change throughout the year. Please see the changes and further catch share allocations page with the related Federal Register notices and Information Bulletins.

Please refer to the BSAI and GOA final rules for the text that accompanies the following final specification tables.

Further Allocations


Historical Harvest Specifications



Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Harvest Specifications Gulf of Alaska (GOA)
Harvest Specifications
Table 1. Final 2013 and 2014 Overfishing Level (OFL), Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC), Total Allowable Catch (TAC), Initial TAC (ITAC), and CDQ Reserve Allocation Of Groundfish in the BSAI. Table 1a. Comparison of Final 2013 and 2014 with Proposed 2013 and 2014 Total Allowable Catch in the BSAI Table 1. Final 2013 ABCs, TACs, and OFLs of Groundfish for the Western/Central/West Yakutat, Western, Central, Eastern Regulatory Areas, and in the West Yakutat, Southeast Outside, and Gulfwide Districts of the Gulf of Alaska
Table 2. Final 2013 and 2014 Apportionment of Reserves to ITAC Categories Table 2. Final 2014 ABCs, TACs, and OFLs of Groundfish for the Western/Central/West Yakutat, Western, Central, Eastern Regulatory Areas, and in the West Yakutat, Southeast Outside, and Gulfwide Districts of the Gulf of Alaska
Table 3. Final 2013 and 2014 Allocations of Pollock TACs to the Directed Pollock Fisheries and to the CDQ Directed Fishing Allowances (DFA) (updated 8/13/13) Table 3. Final 2013 Distribution of Pollock in the Central and Western Regulatory Areas of the GOA; Seasonal Biomass Distribution, Area Apportionments; and Seasonal Allowances of Annual TAC
Table 4. Final 2013 and 2014 Seasonal and Spatial Allowances, Gear Shares, CDQ Reserve, Incidental Catch Allowance, and Amendment 80 Allocations of the BSAI Atka Mackerel TAC Table 4. Final 2014 Distribution of Pollock in the Central and Western Regulatory Areas of the GOA; Seasonal Biomass Distribution, Area Apportionments; and Seasonal Allowances of Annual TAC

Table 5. Final 2013 Gear Shares and Seasonal Allowances of the BSAI Pacific Cod TAC

Table 5. Final 2013 Seasonal Apportionments and Allocation of Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts in the GOA; Allocations for the Western GOA and Central GOA Sectors and the Eastern GOA Inshore and Offshore Processing Components
Table 6. Final 2014 Gear Shares and Seasonal Allowances of the BSAI Pacific Cod TAC Table 6. Final 2014 Seasonal Apportionments and Allocation of Pacific Cod Total Allowable Catch Amounts in the GOA; Allocations for the Western GOA and Central GOA Sectors and the Eastern GOA Inshore and Offshore Processing Components
Table 7. Final 2013 and 2014 Gear Shares and CDQ Reserve of BSAI Sablefish TACs Table 7. Final 2013 Sablefish TAC Specifications in the GOA and Allocations to Hook-and-Line and Trawl Gear
Table 8. Final 2013 Community Development Quota (CDQ) Reserves, Incidental Catch Amounts (ICAs), and Amendment 80 Allocations Of The Aleutian Islands Pacific Ocean Perch, and BSAI Flathead Sole, Rock Sole, and Yellowfin Sole TAC Table 8. Final 2014 Sablefish TAC Specifications in the GOA and Allocation to Trawl Gear
Table 9. Final 2014 Community Development Quota (CDQ) Reserves, Incidental Catch Amounts (ICAs), and Amendment 80 Allocations of the Aleutian Islands Pacific Ocean Perch, and BSAI Flathead Sole, Rock Sole, and Yellowfin Sole TAC Table 9. Final 2013 and Initial 2014 Allocations of Rockfish to the Entry Level Longline Fishery in the Central GOA
Table 10. Final 2013 and 2014 Apportionment of Prohibited Species Catch Allowances to Non-Trawl Gear, the CDQ Program, Amendment 80, and the BSAI Trawl Limited Access Sectors Table 10. Final 2013 Allocations of Rockfish in the Central Gulf of Alaska to the Entry Level Longline Fishery and Other Participants in the Rockfish Program
Table 11. Final 2013 and 2014 Herring and Red King Crab Savings Subarea Prohibited Species Catch Allowances for all Trawl Sectors Table 11. Final 2014 Allocations of Rockfish in the Central Gulf of Alaska to the Entry Level Longline Fishery and Other Participants in the Rockfish Program
Table 12. Final 2013 and 2014 Prohibited Species Bycatch Allowances for the BSAI Trawl Limited Access Sector Table 12. Final 2013 Apportionments of Rockfish Secondary Species in the Central GOA to Catcher Vessel and Catcher/Processor Cooperatives
Table 13. Final 2013 and 2014 Prohibited Species Bycatch Allowances for Non-Trawl Fisheries Table 13. Final 2014 Apportionments of Rockfish Secondary Species in the Central GOA to Catcher Vessel and Cather/Processor Cooperatives
Table 14. Final 2013 Prohibited Species Bycatch Allowance for the BSAI Amendment 80 Cooperatives Table 14. Final 2013 and 2014 Pacific Halibut PSC Limits, Allowances, and Apportionments
Table 15. Final 2013 and 2014 Pacific Halibut Discard Mortality Rates for the BSAI Table 15. Final 2013 and 2014 Apportionment of Pacific Halibut PSC Trawl Limits Between the Trawl Gear Deep-Water Species Fishery and the Shallow-Water Species Fishery Categories
Table 16. 2013 and 2014 Directed Fishing Closures Table 16. Final 2013 and 2014 Apportionments of the "other hook-and-line fisheries" Annual Halibut PSC Allowance between the Hook-and-Line Gear Catcher Vessel and Catcher/Processor Sectors
Table 17. Final 2013 and 2014 Listed BSAI American Fisheries Act Catcher/Processor Groundfish Sideboard Limits Table 17. 2012 Fishery Closures Due to Attainment of Pacific Halibut PSC Limits
Table 18. Final 2013 and 2014 BSAI American Fisheries Act Listed Catcher/Processor Prohibited Species Sideboard Limits Table 18. Final 2013 and 2014 Halibut Discard Mortality Rates for Vessels Fishing in the Gulf of Alaska
Table 19. Final 2013 and 2014 American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel BSAI Groundfish Sideboard Limits Table 19. Final 2013 GOA Non-Exempt American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel (CV) Groundfish Harvest Sideboard Limits
Table 20. Final 2013 and 2014 American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel Prohibited Species Catch Sideboard Limits for the BSAI Table 20. Final 2014 GOA Non-Exempt American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel (CV) Groundfish Harvest Sideboard Limits
Table 21. Final 2013 and 2014 American Fisheries Act Listed Catcher/Processor Sideboard Directed Fishing Closures Table 21. Final 2013 and 2014 Non-Exempt AFA CV Halibut Prohibited Species Catch (PSC) Limits for Vessels Using Trawl Gear in the GOA
Table 22. Final 2013 and 2014 American Fisheries Act Catcher Vessel Sideboard Directed Fishing Closures Table 22. Final 2013 GOA Non-American Fisheries Act Crab Vessel Groundfish Harvest Sideboard Limits
  Table 23. Final 2014 GOA Non-American Fisheries Act Crab Vessel Groundfish Harvest Sideboard Limits
 
Table 24. Final 2013 Rockfish Program Harvest Limits by Sector for West Yakutat District and Western GOA by the Catcher/Processor Sector
 
Table 25. Final 2013 Rockfish Program Harvest Limits by Sector for West Yakutat District and Western GOA by the Catcher/Processor Sector
 
Table 26. Final 2013 and 2014 Rockfish Program Halibut Mortality Limits for the Catcher/Processor Sector
 
Table 27. Final 2013 GOA Groundfish Sideboard Limits for Amendment 80 Program Vessels
 
Table 28. Final 2014 GOA Groundfish Sideboard Limits for Amendment 80 Program Vessels
  Table 29. Final 2013 and 2014 Halibut PSC Limits for Amendment 80 Program Vessels in the GOA
  Table 30. 2013 and 2014 Directed Fishing Closures in the GOA
  Table 31. 2013 and 2014 Non-Exempt AFA CV Sideboard Directed Fishing Closures for All Gear Types in the GOA

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