NMFS has released the 2018 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: 152,327 mt (42%)
The final rule was published on May 15th, 2018 (Link).