Jan 192013
 

Thank you for visiting the website.

The Pacific Fisheries Information Network (PacFIN) is a collaboration between member state and federal fishery agencies that supply the information needed to effectively manage fish stocks on the west coast of the United States. The data is stored, processed and disseminated by members of PacFIN staff. The member agencies include the Californian Department of Fish & Wildlife, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC), and Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC). More…

 

Jan 202017
 

NMFS is seeking federally licensed, limited entry bottom trawl vessels to take part in a study that seeks to minimize salmon bycatch in the shorebased IFQ fishery. Please see (link ) for further details on the study and requirements for participation.

If after reading the details of the study you are interested in participating or would like further information, please contact the the NMFS Permits Branch at (206) 526-4353 or the Oregon Trawl Commission at (541) 469-7830 no later than January 24, 2017.

Nov 032016
 

The nonconfidential whiting report is now available in APEX. The menu and quick links links have been updated to point to the new report. The new Whiting report automatically archives a report weekly and can be downloaded as a Excel file or a pdf.

The new report can be found by following the whiting report links or at link

Sep 142016
 

On September 15th, 34,000 mt of Pacific whiting are being reallocated from the tribal allocation to commercial non-tribal commercial allocations. The revised allocations are as follows:

  • Catcher/processor:  114,149mt
  • Mothership:  80,575mt
  • Shorebased:  141,007mt
  • Tribal: 30,322 mt

Link