United States Alaska Halibut and Sablefish Fixed Gear Individual Fishing Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
1995
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Gulf of Alaska
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossus stenolepis
Sablefish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Deepwater & Arctic Anoplopoma fimbria
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
2
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
All Sources: 
No
Scaled: 
Yes
Accountable: 
Yes
Limited: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Fish Tickets, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks
Gear Type: 
Hook and Line, Pot or Trap
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Citizenship
Connection to Fishing Industry
Member of Community or Cooperative
Initial Allocation Method: 
Formula
Grant