Alaska fishery management programs that allocate a specific percentage of the total allowable catch or prohibited species catch allowance to individuals, cooperatives, communities, or other entities. Catch Share includes more specific programs defined in
Fishery program reports on data transfers, quota shares, allocations, cooperatives, cost recovery, arbitration, crab seasons and TAC, ex-vessel value and volume prices, program development, and annual reports.
Over half of all federally managed fishery resources in the United States are harvested from Federal waters off Alaska in commercial, sport, and subsistence fisheries. The Alaska Region partners with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council
The American Fisheries Act (AFA) was signed into law in October 1998. The purpose of the AFA was to tighten U.S. ownership standards that had been exploited under the Anti-reflagging Act, and to provide the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) pollock
Cost recovery for the Community Development Quota Program and limited access privilege programs, and fee collection for the observer partial coverage category in North Pacific groundfish and halibut fisheries.