United States Wisconsin Great Lakes Individual Transferable Quota Program

Management
Country: 
United States of America
Program Start Date: 
1971
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
None
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Bloater chub Freshwater & Diadromous Coregonus hoyi
Lake trout Freshwater & Diadromous Salvelinus namaycush
Rainbow smelt Freshwater & Diadromous Osmerus mordax
Round whitefish Freshwater & Diadromous Prosopium cylindraceum
Whitefish Freshwater & Diadromous Coregonus clupeaformis
Yellow perch Freshwater & Diadromous Perca flavescens
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
6
Marine or Freshwater: 
Freshwater
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Gear Type: 
Gillnet, Trawl