United States Western Alaska Community Development Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
1992
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
East Bering Sea
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Arrowtooth flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Atheresthes stomias
Atka mackerel Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Pleurogrammus monopterygius
Black halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Reinhardtius hippoglossoides
Blue king crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Paralithodes platypus
Chinook salmon Freshwater & Diadromous Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Chum salmon Freshwater & Diadromous Oncorhynchus keta
Coho salmon Freshwater & Diadromous Oncorhynchus kisutch
Flathead sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossoides elassodon
Golden king crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Lithodes aequispinus
Halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossus stenolepis
Pacific cod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Gadus macrocephalus
Pacific Ocean perch Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Sebastes alutus
Pink salmon Freshwater & Diadromous Oncorhynchus gorbuscha
Red king crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Paralithodes camtschaticus
Rock sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Lepidopsetta bilineata
Sablefish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Deepwater & Arctic Anoplopoma fimbria
Snow crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Chionoecetes opilio
Sockeye salmon Freshwater & Diadromous Oncorhynchus nerka
Tanner crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Chionoecetes bairdi
Walleye pollock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Theragra chalcogramma
Yellowfin sole Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Limanda aspera
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Community Fishing Quota (CFQ), Cooperative
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
21
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Group
Tenure of Shares: 
Perpetuity/Assumption of Perpetuity
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
All Sources: 
Yes
Scaled: 
Yes
Accountable: 
Yes
Limited: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Hail in/Hail out, On-board Observers
Gear Type: 
Hook and Line, Pot or Trap, Trawl
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Member of Community or Cooperative
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown