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Sport Groundfish Estimates - Select Species

  • 2018 quota used through Jan. 28 (preliminary) (pdf) (1 page)

  • Estimates by species or species group, 2018 through Jan. 28 (preliminary) and the two prior years, monthly and cumulative (pdf) (3 pages)

  • Past quotas and estimates (under construction)

Estimates of fishery impacts are calculated differently depending on whether the quota is a state quota or a federal quota.

State sport quotas are used for greenlings and the "minor nearshore rockfish" group. Impacts consist of estimated landings taken by the ocean boat sport fishery.

Federal sport quotas are used for yelloweye rockfish, canary rockfish, black rockfish and cabezon. Impacts consist of estimated landings and other fishery-related mortality in the sport fishery.

We calculate estimates by statistical month, so, for example, if April 1 is on a Sunday, then it falls into the statistical month of March (not April).

Sport groundfish impacts are tracked by weight. One metric ton = 2,204.6 pounds.

When a sport groundfish quota is reached or is projected to be reached, inseason adjustments may be made to sport fishing regulations in order to slow or stop fishing-related impacts on that species or species group.



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