Canadian British Columbia Groundfish Hook and Line Sablefish Fishery

Management
Country: 
Canada
Program Start Date: 
1990
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Gulf of Alaska
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Canary rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes pinniger
China rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes nebulosus
Copper rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes caurinus
Halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossus stenolepis
Lingcod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Ophiodon elongates
Quillback rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes maliger
Rougheye rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes aleutianus
Sablefish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Deepwater & Arctic Anoplopoma fimbria
Shortraker rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes borealis
Shortspine thornyhead rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastolobus alascanus
Silvergray rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes brevispinis
Spiny dogfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays), Highly Migratory Species Squalus acanthias
Tiger rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes nigrocinctus
Yelloweye rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes ruberrimus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Vessel Quota (IVQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
14
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Electronic Monitoring, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, On-board Observers
Gear Type: 
Hook and Line, Pot or Trap
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown