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IPHC-2024-MR–007 Commercial fishing period opening today

15 March 2024

SEATTLE – In accordance with the 2024 IPHC Fishery Regulations, Section 9 (Commercial Fishing Periods), commercial fishing for Pacific halibut in all IPHC Regulatory Areas may begin no earlier in the year than 06:00 local time on 15 March.

The fishery is now open in all IPHC Regulatory Areas besides Regulatory Area 2A, where commercial fishing periods will be announced by NOAA Fisheries and published in the Federal Register.

For further information please contact the IPHC Secretariat at secretariat@iphc.int or 206.634.1838.

IPHC Secretariat
International Pacific Halibut Commission
2320 W. Commodore Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98199-1287
206-634-1838 | www.iphc.int
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