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Species Information

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THE NUMBER OF COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENCES ISSUED BY PACIFIC REGION 1985 - 1989
LICENCES ISSUED1 LICENCE 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Salmon
Non-Indian (Gillnet & Troll) A 3,363 3,309 3,263 3,242 3,223
Indian (Gillnet) A (reduced fee) 356 423 475 443 458
Non-indian (Seine) A 497 496 491 483 486
Indian (Seine) A (reduced fee)       64 65
Special2 B 7 5 3 2 1
NNFC3 N 253 255 253 253 254
Communal F          
Salmon Sub-total:   4,476 4,488 4,485 4,487 4,487
Roe-Herring
Gillnet HG 931 927 928 926 926
Gillnet - Indian HG (reduced fee) 403 402 400 401 402
Seine HS 189 189 190 190 190
Seine - Indian HS (reduced fee) 60 63 62 62 62
Roe-Herring sub-total:   1,583 1,581 1,580 1,579 1,580
Spawn on Kelp
Non-indian J 12 12 12 12 12
Indian J (reduced fee) 16 16 16 16 16
SOK sub-total:   28 28 28 28 28
Others
Halibut L 435 429 432 435 435
Grounfish Trawl T 141 144 141 142 142
Shrimp Trawl S 246 250 248 249 249
Shrimp Trap W          
Sablefish K 45 47 47 47 48
Geoduck G 55 55 55 55 55
Schedule II species4 C 1,094 1,091 1,077 1,067 1,054
Crab R          
Green Sea Urchin ZA          
Red Sea Urchin ZC          
Sea Cucumber CD          
Euphausiid ZF          
Rockfish ZN          
Abalone E 26 26 26 26 26
Transport D 230 216 192 193 244
Processing P 5 7 10 10 15
Special fisheries Z 959 2,387 3,663 4,233 6,525
Vessel Registration   287   351 365 448
Clam (limited entry licence) Z-2          
High Sea Tranship S-68          

Notes:
1. Prior to 2003, Full Fee and Reduced Fee licences were called Non-Indian and Indian licences, respectively, in the Pacific Region licence tables.
2. Licences issued to the Northern Native Fishing Corporation (NNFC).
3. Schedule II species include: spiny dogfish - hook & line; skate - hook & line; sole and flounder - hook & line; lingcod - hook & line; Pacific cod - hook & line; tuna - hook & line, purse seine or gill net; sturgeon - trolling; smelt - gill net
Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Region Operations Branch.

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