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2020 Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan


Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Final Rule
Point of Contact
Kathryn Blair, (503) 231-6858, fax: (503) 231-6893, or


NOAA Fisheries has approved changes to the Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan for the International Pacific Halibut Commission’s regulatory Area 2A off Washington, Oregon, and California. In addition, NOAA Fisheries implements the portions of the Plan and management measures that are not implemented through the International Pacific Halibut Commission. These measures include the recreational fishery seasons and allocations, and management measures for Area 2A.

Related Actions

Final Rule for International Pacific Halibut Commission's 2020 Annual Management Measures


Inseason Adjustments to the 2020 Pacific Halibut Recreational Fishery

Public Notice: NMFS-SEA-20-24. For information, contact Kathryn Blair,
July 29, 2020 -

2020 Commercial and Recreational Pacific Halibut Fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California

Public notice: NMFS-SEA-20-16. For more information, contact Kathryn Blair,, (503) 231-6858.
May 01, 2020 -

Proposed Rule for 2020 Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan and Management Measures

Public notice: NMFS-SEA-20-03. For information, contact Kathryn Blair,, or (503) 231-6858.
February 05, 2020 -

Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 01/12/2021

Halibut Catch Shares