United States Delaware Commercial Black Sea Bass Individual Transferable Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
2004
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Black sea bass Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Centropristis striata
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Fish Tags, Logbooks
Gear Type: 
Trawl
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Catch History
License Holder
Owner of Qualified Vessel
Initial Allocation Method: 
Equal Shares