IPHC Adopts 2020 Halibut TCEY of 36.6 Million Pounds, Two Million Pounds Less than 2019
The International Pacific Halibut Commission adopted a total catch limit of 36.6 million pounds for the 2020 season, slightly less than last year. But the Total Constant Exploitation Yield (TCEY) includes non-commercial removals, so when those are subtracted, a commercial fishery catch limit of 27.48 mlbs remains. That is about one million pounds less than what was caught last year.
The season will start on March 14 and close November 15, 2020.
By Regulatory Area, beginning in 2A, covering waters off Washington, Oregon, and ...
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