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2007 List of Fisheries (LOF)

« List of Fisheries Overview

Table 1 - Commercial Fisheries in the Pacific Ocean

Fishery Description Estimated # of vessels/ persons Marine mammal species/stocks incidentally killed/injured

Category I

GILLNET FISHERIES:

CA angel shark/halibut and other species set gillnet (>3.5 in. mesh)

58

California sea lion, U.S.

Harbor seal, CA

Harbor porpoise, Central CA 1

Long-beaked common dolphin, CA

Northern elephant seal, CA breeding

Sea otter, CA

Short-beaked common dolphin, CA/OR/WA

CA/OR thresher shark/swordfish drift gillnet (=14 in. mesh)

85

California sea lion, U.S.

Dall's porpoise, CA/OR/WA

Fin whale, CA/OR/WA

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Humpback whale, Eastern North Pacific

Long-beaked common dolphin, CA

Northern elephant seal, CA breeding

Northern right-whale dolphin, CA/OR/WA

Pacific white-sided dolphin, CA/OR/WA

Risso's dolphin, CA/OR/WA

Short-beaked common dolphin, CA/OR/WA

Short-finned pilot whale, CA/OR/WA 1

Sperm whale, CA/OR/WA

LONGLINE/SET LINE FISHERIES:

HI swordfish, tuna, billfish, mahi mahi, wahoo, oceanic sharks longline/set line

140

Blainville's beaked whale, HI

Bottlenose dolphin, HI

False killer whale, HI 1

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific

Pantropical spotted dolphin, HI

Risso's dolphin, HI

Short-finned pilot whale, HI

Spinner dolphin, HI

Sperm whale, HI

Category II

GILLNET FISHERIES:

AK Bristol Bay salmon drift gillnet 2

1,903

Beluga whale, Bristol Bay

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Harbor seal, Bering Sea

Northern fur seal, Eastern Pacific

Pacific white-sided dolphin, North Pacific

Spotted seal, AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S. 1

AK Bristol Bay salmon set gillnet 2

1,014

Beluga whale, Bristol Bay

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Harbor seal, Bering Sea

Northern fur seal, Eastern Pacific

Spotted seal, AK

AK Cook Inlet salmon set gillnet

745

Beluga whale, Cook Inlet

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor porpoise, GOA

Harbor seal, GOA

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Cook Inlet salmon drift gillnet

576

Beluga whale, Cook Inlet

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor porpoise, GOA 1

Harbor seal, GOA

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Kodiak salmon set gillnet

188

Harbor porpoise, GOA 1

Harbor seal, GOA

Sea otter, Southwest AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Metlakatla/Annette Island salmon drift gillnet 2

60

None documented

AK Peninsula/Aleutian Islands salmon drift gillnet 2

164

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor porpoise, GOA

Harbor seal, GOA

Northern fur seal, Eastern Pacific

AK Peninsula/Aleutian Islands salmon set gillnet 2

116

Harbor porpoise, Bering Sea

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Prince William Sound salmon drift gillnet

541

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor porpoise, GOA 1

Harbor seal, GOA

Northern fur seal, Eastern Pacific

Pacific white-sided dolphin, North Pacific

Sea Otter, South Central AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S. 1

AK Southeast salmon drift gillnet

481

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor porpoise, Southeast AK

Harbor seal, Southeast AK

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

Pacific white-sided dolphin, North Pacific

Steller sea lion, Eastern U.S.

AK Yakutat salmon set gillnet 2

170

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Harbor seal, Southeast AK

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific (Southeast AK)

CA yellowtail, barracuda, and white seabass drift gillnet fishery (mesh size > 3.5 inches and < 14 inches) 2

24

California sea lion, U.S.

Long-beaked common dolphin, CA

Short-beaked common dolphin, CA/OR/WA

WA Puget Sound Region salmon drift gillnet (includes all inland waters south of US-Canada border and eastward of the Bonilla-Tatoosh line-Treaty Indian fishing is excluded)

210

Dall's porpoise, CA/OR/WA

Harbor porpoise, inland WA 1

Harbor seal, WA inland

PURSE SEINE FISHERIES:

AK Southeast salmon purse seine

416

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

AK Cook Inlet salmon purse seine

82

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

AK Kodiak salmon purse seine

370

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

CA anchovy, mackerel, sardine purse seine

100

Bottlenose dolphin, CA/OR/WA offshore 1

California sea lion, U.S.

Harbor seal, CA

CA squid purse seine

65

Common dolphin, unknown

Short-finned pilot whale, CA/OR/WA 1

CA tuna purse seine 2

10

None documented

TRAWL FISHERIES:

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands flatfish trawl

26

Bearded seal, AK

Harbor porpoise, Bering Sea

Harbor seal, Bering Sea

Killer whale, AK resident 1

Northern fur seal, Eastern North Pacific

Spotted seal, AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S. 1

Walrus, AK

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands pollock trawl

120

Dall's porpoise, AK

Harbor seal, AK

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

Humpback whale, Western North Pacific 1

Killer whale, Eastern North Pacific, GOA, Aleutian Islands, and Bering Sea transient 1

Minke whale, AK

Ribbon seal, AK

Spotted seal, AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S. 1

LONGLINE/SET LINE FISHERIES:

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Pacific cod longline

114

Killer whale, AK resident 1

Killer whale, Eastern North Pacific, GOA, Aleutian Islands, and Bering Sea transient 1

Ribbon seal, AK

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

CA pelagic longline 2

6

California sea lion, U.S.

Risso's dolphin, CA/OR/WA

OR swordfish floating longline 2

0

None documented

OR blue shark floating longline 2

1

None documented

POT, RING NET, AND TRAP FISHERIES:

AK Bering Sea sablefish pot

6

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific 1

Humpback whale, Western North Pacific 1

Category III

GILLNET FISHERIES:

AK Kuskokwim, Yukon, Norton Sound, Kotzebue salmon gillnet

1,922

Harbor porpoise, Bering Sea

AK miscellaneous finfish set gillnet

3

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Prince William Sound salmon set gillnet

30

Harbor seal, GOA

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK roe herring and food/bait herring gillnet

2,034

None documented

CA set and drift gillnet fisheries that use a stretched mesh size of 3.5 in or less

341

None documented

Hawaii inshore gillnet

35

Bottlenose dolphin, HI

Spinner dolphin, HI

WA Grays Harbor salmon drift gillnet (excluding treaty Tribal fishing)

24

Harbor seal, OR/WA coast

WA, OR herring, smelt, shad, sturgeon, bottom fish, mullet, perch, rockfish gillnet

913

None documented

WA, OR lower Columbia River (includes tributaries) drift gillnet

110

California sea lion, U.S.

Harbor seal, OR/WA coast

WA Willapa Bay drift gillnet

82

Harbor seal, OR/WA coast

Northern elephant seal, CA breeding

PURSE SEINE, BEACH SEINE, ROUND HAUL AND THROW NET FISHERIES:

AK Metlakatla salmon purse seine

10

None documented

AK miscellaneous finfish beach seine

1

None documented

AK miscellaneous finfish purse seine

3

None documented

AK octopus/squid purse seine

2

None documented

AK roe herring and food/bait herring beach seine

8

None documented

AK roe herring and food/bait herring purse seine

624

None documented

AK salmon beach seine

34

None documented

AK salmon purse seine (except Southeast Alaska, which is in Category II)

953

Harbor seal, GOA

WA, OR sardine purse seine

42

None documented

HI Kona crab loop net

42

None documented

HI opelu/akule net

12

None documented

HI inshore purse seine

23

None documented

HI throw net, cast net

14

None documented

WA (all species) beach seine or drag seine

235

None documented

WA, OR herring, smelt, squid purse seine or lampara

130

None documented

WA salmon purse seine

440

None documented

WA salmon reef net

53

None documented

DIP NET FISHERIES:

CA squid dip net

115

None documented

WA, OR smelt, herring dip net

119

None documented

MARINE AQUACULTURE FISHERIES:

CA marine shellfish aquaculture

unknown

None documented

CA salmon enhancement rearing pen

>1

None documented

CA white seabass enhancement net pens

13

California sea lion, U.S.

HI offshore pen culture

2

None documented

OR salmon ranch

1

None documented

WA, OR salmon net pens

14

California sea lion, U.S.

Harbor seal, WA inland waters

TROLL FISHERIES:

AK North Pacific halibut, AK bottom fish, WA, OR, CA albacore, groundfish, bottom fish, CA halibut non-salmonid troll fisheries

1,530 (330 AK)

None documented

AK salmon troll

2,335

Steller sea lion, Eastern U.S.

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

American Samoa tuna troll

<50

None documented

CA/OR/WA salmon troll

4,300

None documented

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands tuna troll

88

None documented

Guam tuna troll

401

None documented

HI trolling, rod and reel

1,321

None documented

LONGLINE/SET LINE FISHERIES:

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Greenland turbot longline

12

Killer whale, AK resident

Killer whale, Eastern North Pacific, GOA, Aleutian Islands, and Bering Sea transient

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands rockfish longline

17

None documented

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands sablefish longline

63

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska halibut longline

1,302

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod longline

440

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska rockfish longline

421

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska sablefish longline

412

Sperm whale, North Pacific

Steller sea lion, Eastern U.S.

AK halibut longline/set line (State and Federal waters)

3,079

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK octopus/squid longline

7

None documented

AK state-managed waters groundfish longline/setline (including sablefish, rockfish, and miscellaneous finfish)

731

None documented

American Samoa longline

60

None documented

WA, OR, CA groundfish, bottomfish longline/set line

367

None documented

WA, OR North Pacific halibut longline/set line

350

None documented

TRAWL FISHERIES:

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Atka mackerel trawl

8

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Pacific cod trawl

87

Harbor seal, Bering Sea

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands rockfish trawl

9

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska flatfish trawl

52

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod trawl

101

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Gulf of Alaska pollock trawl

83

Fin whale, Northeast Pacific

Northern elephant seal, North Pacific

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

AK Gulf of Alaska rockfish trawl

45

None documented

AK food/bait herring trawl

3

None documented

AK miscellaneous finfish otter or beam trawl

6

None documented

AK shrimp otter trawl and beam trawl (statewide and Cook Inlet)

58

None documented

AK state-managed waters of Cook Inlet, Kachemak Bay, Prince William Sound, Southeast AK groundfish trawl

2

None documented

CA halibut bottom trawl

53

None documented

WA, OR, CA groundfish trawl

585

California sea lion, U.S.

Dall's porpoise, CA/OR/WA

Harbor seal, OR/WA coast

Northern fur seal, Eastern Pacific

Pacific white-sided dolphin, CA/OR/WA

Steller sea lion, Eastern U.S.

WA, OR, CA shrimp trawl

300

None documented

POT, RING NET, AND TRAP FISHERIES:

AK Aleutian Islands sablefish pot

8

None documented

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands Pacific cod pot

76

None documented

AK Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands crab pot

329

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska crab pot

unknown

None documented

AK Gulf of Alaska Pacific cod pot

154

Harbor seal, GOA

AK Southeast Alaska crab pot

unknown

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific (Southeast AK)

AK Southeast Alaska shrimp pot

unknown

Humpback whale, Central North Pacific (Southeast AK)

AK octopus/squid pot

72

None documented

AK snail pot

2

None documented

CA lobster, prawn, shrimp, rock crab, fish pot

608

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Harbor seal, CA

Humpback whale, Eastern North Pacific

Sea otter, CA

OR, CA hagfish pot or trap

25

None documented

WA, OR, CA crab pot

1,478

Gray whale, Eastern North Pacific

Humpback whale, Eastern North Pacific

WA, OR, CA sablefish pot

176

None documented

WA, OR shrimp pot/trap

254

None documented

HI crab trap

22

None documented

HI fish trap

19

None documented

HI lobster trap

0

Hawaiian monk seal

HI shrimp trap

5

None documented

HANDLINE AND JIG FISHERIES:

AK miscellaneous finfish handline and mechanical jig

100

None documented

AK North Pacific halibut handline and mechanical jig

93

None documented

AK octopus/squid handline

2

None documented

American Samoa bottomfish

<50

None documented

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands bottomfish

<50

None documented

Guam bottomfish

200

None documented

HI aku boat, pole and line

4

None documented

HI Main Hawaiian Islands, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands deep sea bottomfish

300

Hawaiian monk seal

HI inshore handline

307

None documented

HI tuna handline

298

Hawaiian monk seal

WA groundfish, bottomfish jig

679

None documented

Western Pacific squid jig

6

None documented

HARPOON FISHERIES:

CA swordfish harpoon

30

None documented

POUND NET/WEIR FISHERIES:

AK herring spawn on kelp pound net

452

None documented

AK Southeast herring roe/food/bait pound net

3

None documented

WA herring brush weir

1

None documented

BAIT PENS:

WA/OR/CA bait pens

13

California sea lion, U.S.

DREDGE FISHERIES:

Coastwide scallop dredge

108 (12 AK)

None documented

DIVE, HAND/MECHANICAL COLLECTION FISHERIES:

AK abalone

1

None documented

AK clam

156

None documented

WA herring spawn on kelp

4

None documented

AK dungeness crab

3

None documented

AK herring spawn on kelp

363

None documented

AK urchin and other fish/shellfish

471

None documented

CA abalone

111

None documented

CA sea urchin

583

None documented

HI black coral diving

1

None documented

HI fish pond

N/A

None documented

HI handpick

37

None documented

HI lobster diving

19

None documented

HI squiding, spear

91

None documented

WA, CA kelp

4

None documented

WA/OR sea urchin, other clam, octopus, oyster, sea cucumber, scallop, ghost shrimp hand, dive, or mechanical collection

637

None documented

WA shellfish aquaculture

684

None documented

COMMERCIAL PASSENGER FISHING VESSEL (CHARTER BOAT) FISHERIES:

AK, WA, OR, CA commercial passenger fishing vessel

>7,000 (1,107 AK)

Killer whale, stock unknown

Steller sea lion, Eastern U.S.

Steller sea lion, Western U.S.

HI charter vessel

114

None documented

LIVE FINFISH/SHELLFISH FISHERIES:

CA finfish and shellfish live trap/hook-and-line

93

None documented

List of Abbreviations and Symbols Used in Table 1: AK - Alaska; CA - California; GOA - Gulf of Alaska; HI - Hawaii; OR - Oregon; WA - Washington; 1 - Fishery classified based on serious injuries and mortalities of this stock are greater than 1 percent of the stock's PBR; 2 - Fishery classified by analogy.

Table 2 - Commercial Fisheries in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean

Fishery Description Estimated # of vessels/ persons Marine mammal species/stocks incidentally killed/injured

Category I

GILLNET FISHERIES:

Mid-Atlantic gillnet

>670

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA offshore

Common dolphin, WNA

Gray seal, WNA

Harbor porpoise, GME/BF 1

Harbor seal, WNA

Harp seal, WNA

Humpback whale, Gulf of Maine 1

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA

Minke whale, Canadian east coast

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA

White-sided dolphin, WNA

Northeast sink gillnet

341

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA offshore

Common dolphin, WNA

Fin whale, WNA

Gray seal, WNA

Harbor porpoise, GME/BF 1

Harbor seal, WNA

Harp seal, WNA

Hooded seal, WNA

Humpback whale, WNA 1

Minke whale, Canadian east coast 1

North Atlantic right whale, WNA 1

Risso's dolphin, WNA

White-sided dolphin, WNA

LONGLINE FISHERIES:

Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico large pelagics longline

94

Atlantic spotted dolphin, Northern GMX

Atlantic spotted dolphin, WNA

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX outer

continental shelf

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX, continental shelf edge and slope

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA offshore

Common dolphin, WNA

Cuvier's beaked whale, WNA

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

Mesoplodon beaked whale, WNA

Northern bottlenose whale, WNA

Pantropical spotted dolphin, Northern GMX

Pantropical spotted dolphin, WNA

Pygmy sperm whale, WNA 1

Risso's dolphin, Northern GMX

Risso's dolphin, WNA

Short-finned pilot whale, Northern GMX

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

TRAP/POT FISHERIES:

Northeast/Mid-Atlantic American lobster trap/pot

13,000

Fin whale, WNA

Harbor seal, WNA

Humpback whale, WNA 1

Minke whale, Canadian east coast 1

North Atlantic right whale, WNA 1

Category II

GILLNET FISHERIES:

Chesapeake Bay inshore gillnet 2

45

None documented

Gulf of Mexico gillnet 2

724

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX bay, sound, and estuarine

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Western GMX

coastal

North Carolina inshore gillnet

94

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

Northeast anchored float gillnet 2

133

Harbor seal, WNA

Humpback whale, WNA

White-sided dolphin, WNA

Northeast drift gillnet 2

unknown

None documented

Southeast Atlantic gillnet 2

779

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic shark gillnet

30

Atlantic spotted dolphin, WNA

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

North Atlantic right whale, WNA

TRAWL FISHERIES:

Mid-Atlantic mid-water trawl (including pair trawl)

620

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA offshore

Common dolphin, WNA

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA

Risso's dolphin, WNA

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA

White-sided dolphin, WNA 1

Mid-Atlantic bottom trawl

>1,000

Common dolphin, WNA 1

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

Mid-Atlantic flynet 2

21

None documented

Northeast mid-water trawl (including pair trawl)

17

Harbor seal, WNA

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA 1

White-sided dolphin, WNA

Northeast bottom trawl

1,052

Common dolphin, WNA

Harbor porpoise, GME/BF

Harp seal, WNA

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA

White-sided dolphin, WNA 1

TRAP/POT FISHERIES:

Atlantic blue crab trap/pot

>16,000

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

West Indian manatee, FL 1

Atlantic mixed species trap/pot 2

unknown

Fin whale, WNA

Humpback whale, Gulf of Maine

PURSE SEINE FISHERIES:

Gulf of Mexico menhaden purse seine

50

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX bay, sound, estuarine

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX coastal 1

Bottlenose dolphin, Western GMX coastal

Mid-Atlantic menhaden purse seine 2

22

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal

HAUL/BEACH SEINE FISHERIES:

Mid-Atlantic haul/beach seine

25

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

North Carolina long haul seine

33

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

STOP NET FISHERIES:

North Carolina roe mullet stop net

13

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

POUND NET FISHERIES:

Virginia pound net

187

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal 1

Category III

GILLNET FISHERIES:

Caribbean gillnet

>991

Dwarf sperm whale, WNA

West Indian manatee, Antillean

Delaware River inshore gillnet

60

None documented

Long Island Sound inshore gillnet

20

None documented

Rhode Island, southern Massachusetts (to Monomoy Island), and New York Bight (Raritan and Lower New York Bays) inshore gillnet

32

None documented

Southeast Atlantic inshore gillnet

unknown

None documented

TRAWL FISHERIES:

Atlantic shellfish bottom trawl

972

None documented

Gulf of Mexico butterfish trawl

2

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX outer continental shelf

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX continental shelf edge and slope

Gulf of Mexico mixed species trawl

20

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawl

>18,000

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Western GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX bay, sound, estuarine

West Indian Manatee, FL

MARINE AQUACULTURE FISHERIES:

Finfish aquaculture

48

Harbor seal, WNA

Shellfish aquaculture

unknown

None documented

PURSE SEINE FISHERIES:

Gulf of Maine Atlantic herring purse seine

30

Harbor seal, WNA

Gray seal, WNA

Gulf of Maine menhaden purse seine

50

None documented

Florida west coast sardine purse seine

10

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

U.S. Atlantic tuna purse seine

5

Long-finned pilot whale, WNA

Short-finned pilot whale, WNA

U.S. Mid-Atlantic hand seine

>250

None documented

LONGLINE/HOOK-AND-LINE FISHERIES:

Northeast/Mid-Atlantic bottom longline/hook-and-line

46

None documented

Gulf of Maine, U.S. Mid-Atlantic tuna, shark swordfish hook-and-line/harpoon

26,223

Humpback whale, WNA

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean snapper-grouper and other reef fish bottom longline/hook-and-line

>5,000

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico shark bottom longline/hook-and-line

<125

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean pelagic hook-and-line/harpoon

1,446

None documented

TRAP/POT FISHERIES

Caribbean mixed species trap/pot

>501

None documented

Caribbean spiny lobster trap/pot

>197

None documented

Florida spiny lobster trap/pot

2,145

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Gulf of Mexico blue crab trap/pot

4,113

Bottlenose dolphin, Western GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, GMX Bay, Sound, & Estuarine

West Indian manatee, FL

Gulf of Mexico mixed species trap/pot

unknown

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico golden crab trap/pot

10

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico stone crab trap/pot

4,453

None documented

U.S. Mid-Atlantic eel trap/pot

>700

None documented

STOP SEINE/WEIR/POUND NET FISHERIES:

Gulf of Maine herring and Atlantic mackerel stop seine/weir

50

Gray seal, Northwest North Atlantic

Harbor porpoise, GME/BF

Harbor seal, WNA

Minke whale, Canadian east coast

White-sided dolphin, WNA

U.S. Mid-Atlantic crab stop seine/weir

2,600

None documented

U.S. Mid-Atlantic mixed species stop seine/weir/pound net (except the North Carolina roe mullet stop net)

751

None documented

DREDGE FISHERIES:

Gulf of Maine mussel

>50

None documented

Gulf of Maine, U.S. Mid-Atlantic sea scallop dredge

233

None documented

U.S. Mid-Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico oyster

7,000

None documented

U.S. Mid-Atlantic offshore surf clam and quahog dredge

100

None documented

HAUL/BEACH SEINE FISHERIES:

Caribbean haul/beach seine

15

West Indian manatee, Antillean

Gulf of Mexico haul/beach seine

unknown

None documented

Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, haul/beach seine

25

None documented

DIVE, HAND/MECHANICAL COLLECTION FISHERIES:

Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean shellfish dive, hand/mechanical collection

20,000

None documented

Gulf of Maine urchin dive, hand/mechanical collection

>50

None documented

Gulf of Mexico, Southeast Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, and Caribbean cast net

unknown

None documented

COMMERCIAL PASSENGER FISHING VESSEL (CHARTER BOAT) FISHERIES:

Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean commercial passenger fishing vessel

4,000

Bottlenose dolphin, Eastern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Northern GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, Western GMX coastal

Bottlenose dolphin, WNA coastal

List of Abbreviations and Symbols Used in Table 2: FL - Florida; GA - Georgia; GME/BF - Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy; GMX - Gulf of Mexico; NC - North Carolina; SC - South Carolina; TX - Texas; WNA - Western North Atlantic; 1 - Fishery classified based on serious injuries and mortalities of this stock are greater than 1 percent of the stock's PBR; 2 - Fishery classified by analogy.

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