Canadian British Columbia Groundfish Trawl Fishery

Management
Country: 
Canada
Program Start Date: 
1997
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Gulf of Alaska
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Arrowtooth flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Atheresthes stomias
Big skate Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays) Raja binoculata
Canary rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes pinniger
China rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes nebulosus
Copper rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes caurinus
Dover sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Microstomus pacificus
English sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Parophrys vetulus
Halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossus stenolepis
Lingcod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Ophiodon elongates
Longnose skate Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays) Raja rhina
Longspine thornyhead rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastolobus altivelis
Pacific cod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Gadus macrocephalus
Pacific Ocean perch Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes alutus
Petrale sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Eopsetta jordani
Quillback rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes maliger
Redstripe rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes proriger
Rock sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Lepidopsetta bilineata
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
Walleye pollock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Theragra chalcogramma
Whiting, Hake Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Merluccius productus
Widow rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes entomelas
Yelloweye rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes ruberrimus
Yellowmouth rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes reedi
Yellowtail rockfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes flavidus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Vessel Quota (IVQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
30
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, On-board Observers
Gear Type: 
Trawl
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Formula