Fishery Notice

Category(s):
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish Trawl
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Halibut
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Other Hook and Line
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Rockfish Hook and Line
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Sablefish
Subject:
FN1302-Inseason Changes to the 2018/2019 Groundfish Trawl Harvest Plan re - Adjustments to Some Temporary Groundfish Trawl Quota Vessel Species Caps


Groundfish Trawl licence holders and harvesters are advised of the following 
harvest plan changes that have been adopted for the 2018/2019 Commercial 
Groundfish Trawl Fishery effective immediately. These changes were discussed 
and recommended to DFO by the Groundfish Trawl Advisory Committee at its 
November 29, 2018 meeting.

The following Individual Groundfish Trawl Temporary Quota Species Caps changes 
are in effect for Groundfish Trawl fishery for the remainder of the 2018/2019 
fishing season:

Yellowtail Rockfish ------from------10%-----to-----12%
Widow Rockfish------------from------15%-----to-----20%
Canary Rockfish-----------from------10%-----to-----11%
Silvergrey Rockfish-------from-------8%-----to-----12%
Yellowmouth Rockfish------from------10%-----to----12%
Rougheye Rockfish---------from------15%-----to-----20%
Petrale Sole--------------from------10%-----to-----15%
Walleye Pollock-----------from------30%-----to-----40%
Pacific Hake (Gulf)-------from------30%-----to-----40%
Pacific Hake (JV)---------from------10%-----to-----13%
Bocaccio Rockfish---------from------14%-----to-----16%

For more information please call Rob Tadey, Groundfish Trawl Co-ordinator at 
604-666-3991.

Fisheries & Oceans Operations Center - FN1302
Sent November 30, 2018 at 1548