Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1937.
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Northern Pacific Halibut Act of 1937.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Fishes,
  • Pacific Ocean

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Other titlesNorthern Pacific halibut act of 1937
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16187587M

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  The result is a book of photos and measurements of 33 early hooks entitled Northwest Coast Halibut Hooks. Malindine hopes the book will help buoy what he sees as a . The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) is an International Fisheries Organization, having Canada and the United States as its members, responsible for the management of stocks of Pacific halibut or Hippoglossus stenolepis within the Pacific waters of its member states. It was founded in by an international treaty. The original treaty has been revised three times (,,). Pacific halibut is the largest species of flatfish. It is native to the North Pacific Ocean and it is fished by commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishermen. Huge Pacific halibut, sometimes called "barn doors", can attain a length of over 8 feet and a width of over 5 feet. The book covers a lot of seaspace, from the scientific naming conventions of the halibut to a detailed history of its commercial exploitation in the Pacific Northwest, to the ports traditionally associated with the fishery, and the local and international attempts to manage the by:

Oasis Alaska Charters in Ketchikan provide a brief overview of the Pacific halibut’s appearance, range, lifecycle and more. Besides King, Coho and Pink salmon, the Pacific halibut is a vital part of Alaska’s fishery, supporting native villagers, commercial fishing operations and charter guides. The Protocol along with the U.S. legislation that gave effect to the Protocol (Northern Pacific Halibut Act of ) has affected the way the fishery is conducted, and redefined the role of IPHC in the management of the fishery during the s. Canada does not require specific enabling legislation to implement the protocol. Objectives.  Convention for the Preservation of the Halibut Fishery. Source: Unofficial. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS a Convention between the United States of America and Great Britain for the preservation of the halibut fishery of the Northern Pacific Ocean, including Bering Sea, was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington of the second day of March, one thousand nine. NMFS Alaska Region administers the IFQ Program in the North Pacific. The IFQ Program is a limited access system authorized by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act) and the Northern Pacific Halibut Act of Fishing under the IFQ Program began in March