Mar 132020
 

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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…

 

Mar 132020
 

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Jun 272019
 

The database maintenance was completed overnight. Please contact staff if you have any questions or experience any issues.

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AKFIN, PacFIN and RecFIN staff

Jun 262019
 

The AKFIN, PacFIN and RecFIN databases will be unavailable from 10 pm until 11 pm on 06/26/2019 for system maintenance.

May 102019
 

NMFS has released the 2019 harvest specifications and allocations for Pacific whiting.

  • Tribal Allocation:                                77,251 mt
  • Research and Bycatch set-aside:       1,500 mt
  • Harvest Guideline (HG):                362,682 mt

Allocation of the HG are as follows :

  • Catcher/Processor Coop Program:      123,312 mt (34%)
  • Mothership Coop Program:                   87,044 mt (24%)
  • Shorebased IFQ Program:                    152,326.5 mt (42%)

The final rule will be published shortly. Docket information can be found at Link .

Dec 262018
 

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has released a notice with important information on year end items and on the start of the 2019 season. Of particular interest are the allocations, compliance guide and instructions on what to do if there is a government shutdown. Please see Link 1 or Link 2.