Bering Sea Aleutian Islands 
Prohibited Species Catch Report
(Includes CDQ)
Through: 
23-Dec-2023
National Marine Fisheries Service 
Alaska Region, Sustainable Fisheries 
Catch Accounting
Chinook Salmon
Gear Other Than Pelagic Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
BSAI Chinook PSC NON-PTR
Count
2,761
N/A
N/A
N/A
0
Total: 
2,761
N/A
N/A
N/A
0
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
AI Chinook Salmon PSQ
Count
0
53
53
0%
0
 
AI Pollock (Pelagic)
Count
0
647
647
0%
0
X
BS Chinook Salmon PSQ
Count
1,171
3,690
2,519
32%
0
X
BS Pollock (Pelagic)
Count
10,684
41,310
30,626
26%
0
Total: 
11,855
45700
33,845
26%
0
Halibut Mortality
Other Non Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Halibut Mortality (Non-Trawl)
MT
121
710
589
17%
0
Total: 
121
710
589
17%
0
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Halibut Mortality (Trawl)
MT
1,618
2,490
872
65%
1
Total: 
1,618
2490
872
65%
1
Trawl and Hook-and-Line Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Halibut Mortality PSQ
MT
118
315
197
37%
0
Total: 
118
315
197
37%
0
Herring (includes CDQ fisheries)
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Pacific Cod
MT
1
18
17
5%
0
 
Pollock Pelagic
MT
3,059
3,066
7
100%
0
 
Pollock, Atka Mackerel, Other Species
MT
28
41
13
68%
0
 
Rock Sole, Flathead Sole, Other Flatfish
MT
135
99
-36
136%
0
 
Rockfish
MT
2
10
8
21%
0
 
Turbot, Arrowtooth, Kamchatka, Sablefish
MT
0
10
10
5%
0
 
Yellowfin Sole
MT
86
200
114
43%
0
Total: 
3,312
3444
132
96%
0
Opilio (Tanner) Crab - COBLZ
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Opilio Crab
Count
737,188
3,157,751
2,420,563
23%
0
 
Opilio Crab PSQ
Count
38,163
465,450
427,287
8%
0
Total: 
775,351
3623201
2,847,850
21%
0
Bairdi Crab, Zone 1
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Bairdi Crab
Count
14,332
660,400
646,068
2%
0
 
Bairdi Crab PSQ
Count
1,118
88,810
87,692
1%
0
Total: 
15,450
749210
733,760
2%
0
Bairdi Crab, Zone 2
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Bairdi Crab
Count
380,832
1,586,054
1,205,222
24%
0
 
Bairdi Crab PSQ
Count
35,157
269,640
234,483
13%
0
Total: 
415,989
1855694
1,439,705
22%
0
Red King Crab, Zone 1
Trawl Gear
Seasons 
Account
Units
Total Catch
Limit
Remaining
% Taken
Last Week Catch
 
Red King Crab
Count
4,214
23,021
18,807
18%
0
 
Red King Crab PSQ
Count
567
3,424
2,857
17%
0
Total: 
4,781
26445
21,664
18%
0
“Other flatfish” for PSC monitoring includes all flatfish species, except for halibut (a prohibited species), Alaska plaice, arrowtooth flounder, flathead sole, Greenland turbot, Kamchatka flounder, rock sole, and yellowfin sole.
COBLZ: C. Opilio Crab Bycatch Limitation Zone. 50 CFR 679.21(e) and Figure 13.
Zone 1: Federal Reporting Areas 508, 509, 512, 516.
Zone 2: Federal Reporting Areas 513, 517, 521.
Data is based on observer reports extrapolated to total groundfish harvest. Estimates for all weeks may change due to incorporation of late or corrected data.
No Chinook salmon PSC limits apply to the non-PTR trawl fisheries.
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Note: All weights are in metric tons.
Report run on Dec 28, 2023, 8:31:45 AM