Permits and Licenses

Aleutian Islands Pollock Fishery
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
List of Vessels or Processors No participants in 2017, 2016, 2012, or 2011. 2018, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Amendment 80
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Amendment 80 Limited Access Permits and Holders No vessels for the following years: 2011 through 2017. 2010, 2009, 2008
Final Fishery Denominators PDF
Initial Issuance of A-80 QS Holders CSV
Quota Share Holders 2018 , 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Quota Share Pools 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
American Fisheries Act
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Catcher / Processors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
Catcher Vessels 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
Inshore Cooperative 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
Inshore Cooperative Member Vessels 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
Inshore Processors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
Motherships 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
BSAI Crab
Crab Cooperatives
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Harvesting Cooperatives with Representatives and Business Contact Information 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006, 2005
Cooperative Members with IFQ Pounds Issued to Cooperatives Summary by Coop, Fishery, Member and Quota Type 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
Cooperative Members with IFQ Pounds Issued to Cooperatives Summary by Coop, Fishery and Member. Non-fishable IFQ is excluded from Coop permits and donor members are not shown. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
Harvesting Cooperatives and Memberships Crab harvesting cooperatives must be licensed annually. QS holders may assign their annual IFQ. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/07, 2006/07, 2005/06
Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ)
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
2005/06 IFQ Permit 2005/06
2006/07 IFQ Permit BBR, BSS, EBT, and WBT IFQ/IPQ amounts revised and posted on 10/12/06, 6:45 a.m. A.l.t. 2006/07
2007/08 IFQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/8/07 at 9 a.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries restarted 10/10/07 at 5:03 p.m. A.l.t. 2007/08
2008/09 IFQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/7/08 at 2:45 p.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries started at 9:45 a.m. 10/08/08. 2009/09
2009/10 IFQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/10/09 at 12:05 p.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries started at 2:01 p.m. 10/07/09. 2009/10
2010/11 IFQ Permit BBR, BSS, and SMB share match clock started 10/12/10 at 9:20 a.m. A.l.T. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/11/10 at 10:21 a.m. A.l.t. The share WAG match clock for Adak Fisheries LLC started 8/16/10 at 11:14 a.m. A.l.t. 2010/11
2011/12 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and SMB started 10/6/11 at 8:50 a.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/10/11 at 12:45 p.m. A.l.t. 2011/12
2012/13 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and SMB started 10/9/12 at 10:40 a.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/08/12 at 12:30 p.m. A.l.t. 2012/13
2013/14 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, WBT and EBT started 10/17/13 at 3:32 p.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/06/13 at 09:00 a.m. A.l.t. 2013/14
2014/15 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, EBT, SMB and WBT started 10/09/14 at 2:18 p.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/05/14 at 11:00 a.m. A.l.t. 2014/15
2015/16 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, SMB, WBT and EBT started 10/9/15 at 11:56 a.m. A.l.t. 2015/16
2016/17 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR and BSS started 10/07/16 at 3:30 p.m. ALT. 2016/17
2017/18 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and WBT started 10/10/2017 at 3:00 p.m. ALT. 2017/18
2018/19 IFQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and WBT started 10/09/2018 at 2:45 p.m. ALT. 2018/19
IFQ Permits IFQ and IPQ is issued annually for each crab quota fishery, after TACs are available. Data are listed by holder, fishery, sector, region and class. The date and time of first annual file posting is provided for Arbitration and share matching purposes. Pounds not indicated as "Permit Issued" have not been issued to the quota holder or the quota holders' assigned cooperative, pending eligibility determinations.
Individual Processor Quota (IPQ)
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
2005/06 IPQ Permit 2005/06
2006/07 IPQ Permit BBR, BSS, EBT, and WBT IFQ/IPQ amounts revised and posted on 10/12/06, 6:45 a.m. A.l.t. 2006/07
2007/08 IPQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/8/07 at 9 a.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries restarted 10/10/07 at 5:03 p.m. A.l.t. 2007/08
2008/09 IPQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/7/08 at 2:45 p.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries started at 9:45 a.m. 10/08/08. 2008/09
2009/10 IPQ Permit Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/10/09 at 12:05 p.m. A.l.t. The clock for other fisheries started at 2:01 p.m. 10/07/09. 2009/10
2010/11 IPQ Permit BBR, BSS, and SMB share match clock started 10/12/10 at 9:20 a.m. A.l.T. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/11/10 at 10:21 a.m. A.l.t. The share WAG match clock for Adak Fisheries LLC started 8/16/10 at 11:14 a.m. A.l.t. 2010/11
2011/12 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and SMB started 10/6/11 at 8:50 a.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 8/10/11 at 12:45 p.m. A.l.t. 2011/12
2012/13 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and SMB started 10/9/12 at 10:40 a.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/08/12 at 12:30 p.m. A.l.t. 2012/13
2013/14 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, WBT and EBT started 10/17/13 at 3:32 p.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/06/13 at 09:00 a.m. A.l.t. 2013/14
2014/15 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, EBT, SMB and WBT started 10/09/14 at 2:18 p.m. A.l.t. Share match clock for EAG and WAG started 08/05/14 at 11:00 a.m. A.l.t. 2014/15
2015/16 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, SMB, WBT and EBT started 10/9/15 at 11:56 a.m. A.l.t. 2015/16
2016/17 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR and BSS started 10/07/16 at 3:30 p.m. ALT. 2016/17
2017/18 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and WBT started 10/10/2017 at 3:00 p.m. ALT. 2017/18
2018/19 IPQ Permit Share match clock for BBR, BSS, and WBT started 10/09/2018 at 2:45 p.m. ALT. 2018/19
IPQ Permits IFQ and IPQ is issued annually for each crab quota fishery, after TACs are available. Data are listed by holder, fishery, sector, region and class. The date and time of first annual file posting is provided for Arbitration and share matching purposes. Pounds not indicated as "Permit Issued" have not been issued to the quota holder or the quota holders' assigned cooperative, pending eligibility determinations.
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Federal Crab Vessel Permit An annual FCVP is required for owners of any vessel used in the rationalized crab fisheries (CR crab, includes IFQ/IPQ fisheries; CDQ fisheries except Norton Sound king crab; and the golden king crab allocation to Adak). Operation Type endorsements are: SFP (Stationary Floating Processor); CPR (catcher-processor); and CAT (catcher vessel). This permit has requirements for VMS and logbook reporting. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2012/13, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
Registered Crab Receiver (RCR) An annual RCR permit is required for the rationalized crab fisheries (CR crab, includes IFQ/IPQ fisheries; CDQ fisheries except Norton Sound king crab; and the golden king crab allocation to Adak). This permit is required to receive any unprocessed crab from the harvester; the owner/operator of a vessel that processes CR crab at sea, any person holding IPQ, and any person that is required to submit a Departure Report. For shoreside operations, an RCR permit is required for each shore facility. RCRs must use the eLandings system to report unprocessed crab landings by catcher vessels or weekly unprocessed crab harvest activity for catcher/processors. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
Persons Eligible to Receive Transfers
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
CVC/CPC QS by Transfer The regulations that govern the BSAI Crab Rationalization Program provide that only persons who meet certain eligibility requirements may receive QS/IFQ or PQS/IPQ by transfer. The following are lists of persons NMFS has determined are currently eligible to receive QS/IFQ and/or PQS/IPQ by transfer. Persons eligible to receive CVC/CPC QS by transfer must also meet additional participation requirements at the time of transfer. CSV (temporarily unavailable)
CVO/CPO QS by Transfer CSV
PQS by Transfer CSV
Processor Quota Share (PQS) Holders
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
PQS as initially issued Excludes EBT, WBT, and indicates if the PQS was later revoked XLS
PQS Holders (with serial numbers) All PQS issued by Quota region (except for amounts withheld pending additional information from applicants subject to Right of First Refusal (ROFR) provisions); number of Quota units; PQS/IPQ use area boundary area (if subject to ROFR); PQS/IPQ use area boundary (if subject to cooling-off provisions); and Quota holder’s name and business mailing address. (Data are sorted by sector, region, name, fishery, and region.) 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
PQS Holders (without serial numbers) Beginning with 2007/08, all QS/PQS holders and holdings are listed, whether or not the quota results in annual IFQ/IPQ. Initially-issued Tanner crab quota was reissued as Eastern and Western Bering Sea Tanner crab after the 2005/06 crab fishing year. PQS issued by Statute to Blue Dutch, LLC after the 2005/06 crab fishing year only yields annual IPQ when BSS/BBR TACs exceed specified levels. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
West Designated WAG QS and PQS Holders (with Quota Units and Percentage of Quota Pools Held) CSV
Quota Share (QS) Holders
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
QS as initially issued Excludes EBT, WBT, and indicates if the QS was later revoked XLS
QS Holders (with serial numbers) All QS issued by fishery sector CVO, CPO (for LLP holders), or CVC, CPC (for Captains/crew); Quota region; number of Quota units; Quota holder’s name and business mailing address. (Data are sorted by sector, region, name, fishery, and region.) 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09
QS Holders (without serial numbers) Beginning with 2007/08, all QS/PQS holders and holdings are listed, whether or not the quota results in annual IFQ/IPQ. Initially-issued Tanner crab quota was reissued as Eastern and Western Bering Sea Tanner crab after the 2005/06 crab fishing year. PQS issued by Statute to Blue Dutch, LLC after the 2005/06 crab fishing year only yields annual IPQ when BSS/BBR TACs exceed specified levels. 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07, 2005/06
West Designated WAG QS and PQS Holders (with Quota Units and Percentage of Quota Pools Held) CSV
Central GOA Rockfish
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Cooperatives with associated LLP licenses and vessels 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Initial Issuance of Quota to LLP License CSV
Initial Quota Share Pools PDF
LLP licenses Current rockfish LLP QS holders Current year
Pilot Program Cooperatives with associated LLP licenses and vessels 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Pilot Program Initial Issuance of Quota by Sector PDF
Pilot Program Initial Issuance of Quota to LLP Licenses CSV
Pilot Program Limited Access, CP-Opt Out and Entry Level Participants 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Pilot Program LLP Licenses 2008, 2007
Pilot Program Vessels 2008, 2007
Charter Halibut
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Charter Halibut Permits List CHP list with holders, businesses, business mailing addresses, and names of persons asserting an interest in the permits. This CHP permit list reflects permits that have been issued and their current endorsements. For permits marked "Interim," CHP endorsements, including the number of Anglers for which a CHP is endorsed, are subject to change with appeals resolution. A CHP marked both Transferable and Interim indicates a CHP that was earned as a transferable CHP, but that is temporarily Interim (and non-transferable) pending outcome of an open appeal. 2018
Guided Angler Fish (GAF) Permits List GAF permit list with permit holder names, addresses, GAF and Charter Halibut permit numbers, and IPHC Regulatory Area endorsements for the current year. 2018
Initial Allocation Charter Halibut Permits CHP list with each permit that was ever issued under this program, showing endorsements and to whom initially issued. Permits that are marked revoked were interim use permits issued pending appeal adjudications, and were subsequently revoked permanently. A CHP marked both Transferable and Interim indicates a CHP that was earned as a transferable CHP, but that is temporarily Interim (and non-transferable) pending outcome of an open appeal. Current year
Community Quota Entities
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Charter halibut 2018, 2017, 2016 , 2015, 2014
CQE Name and Contact Information Current year
Individual Fishing Quota 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
License Limitation Program 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Exempted Fisheries Permit
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Exempted Fisheries Permits Permits and Reports
Federal Fisheries Permits (FFP)/Federal Processor Permits (FPP)
Licenses
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
LLP Groundfish Licenses Limited by Crab Sideboards Some crab sideboarded vessels did not give rise to LLP licenses Current year
Vessels Affected by Crab Sideboards Some crab sideboarded vessels did not give rise to LLP licenses 2018
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Federal Fisheries Permit and Federal Processor Permits Permit Information
Federal Fisheries Permits This permit is required for US vessels used to fish for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska or Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. This permit is also required for vessels used to fish for any non-groundfish species and that are required to retain any bycatch of groundfish. 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Federal Fisheries Permits Listed by vessel 2018
Federal Processor Permits Listed by Vessel 2018
Federal Processor Permits Listed by Processor 2018
Federal Processor Permits Issued to Shoreside Processors Federal Processor Permits are also required for shoreside processors that receive and/or process groundfish harvested from Federal waters (or from any Federally-permitted vessels). FPPs are non-transferable, one year permits, issued to owners on request and without charge. 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Federal Processor Permits Issued to Stationary Floating Processors This permit is required for stationary floating processors (processing vessels that operate solely within Alaska State waters). FPPs are non-transferable, one year permits, issued to owners on request and without charge. 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
Summary of FFP surrender amendment restrictions 2012
High Seas Fishing Compliance Act Permit
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
High Seas Fishing Compliance Act Permits Permits
Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Halibut/Sablefish and CDQ Halibut IFQ
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Category "A" (freezer) QS by species, area, blocks, and CDQ compensation flag 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
CDQ Compensation QS by species, area, vessel category; this QS is unblocked 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Current Quota Share with Holders and QS Units by species, area, vessel category, blocks, and CDQ compensation flag 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995
Current Registered Buyers 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
IFQ Sablefish Pot Tag Registrations 2018, 2017
Initial issuees of QS with QS Units by species, area, vessel category, and block type. Initial issuance of QS continues as appeals are adjudicated. QS
Issuance and Revocation Review PDF
Mailing addresses of current Quota Share Holders Unique names with business addresses 2018
Name and Contact Information for Community Quota Entities Current year
Persons Eligible to Receive QS by Transfer Except those eligible for Category A QS only. 2018
Persons Eligible to Receive QS by Transfer Only persons eligible to receive Category A QS. 2018
Quota Share Units QS Units with QS Group, Serial Numbers, and Security Interest Assertions by species, area, vessel category, blocks, and CDQ compensation flag. Pieces of Blocked QS assigned the same QS Group number are part of the same block. 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
Sweepable QS Blocks by species, area, and vessel category 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
License Limitation Program (LLP)
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Crab LLP licenses 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
Groundfish LLP licenses 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
LLP Groundfish Licenses Limited by Crab Sideboards Sideboards apply to non-AFA crab vessels that fished snow crab from 1996-2000 and to any vessels fishing under any LLP groundfish licenses derived from those vessels. Current year
Scallop LLP licenses 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Subset of LLP licenses with Pacific Cod Endorsements Only Pacific Cod Endorsements; see Groundfish LLP license report for other endorsements. 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Vessels Affected by Crab Sideboards Sideboards apply to non-AFA crab vessels that fished snow crab from 1996-2000 and to any vessels fishing under any LLP groundfish licenses derived from those vessels. Current year
Prohibited Species Donation Program
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
Halibut 2017 - 2020
Salmon 2017 - 2020
Subsistence Halibut
Permits
Name of Permit/License Notes Links
List of Rural SHARC holders by eligible community 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
List of SHARCs issued by holder 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
List of Tribal SHARC holders by tribe 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Special Permits Issued includes Community Harvest, Ceremonial, and Educational Permits 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Summary counts of SHARCs issued 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007