Category(s):
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish Trawl,
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Halibut,
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Rockfish Hook and Line,
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Sablefish,
COMMERCIAL - Groundfish: Other Hook and Line


Fishery Notice - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Subject: FN0596-COMMERCIAL - Groundfish - Pacific Integrated Commercial Fishery Initiative (PICFI) temporary 2010 Groundfish Quota.

Pacific Integrated Commercial Fishery Initiative (PICFI)- temporary short term
distribution of 2010 Groundfish Quota in inventory:

An opportunity for temporary commercial groundfish quota (halibut, sablefish,
lingcod, dogfish, yelloweye rockfish, quillback aggregate of rockfish, and
rougheye rockfish) has been offered to First Nations for the 2010 commercial
groundfish season under the Pacific Integrated Commercial Fishery Initiative
(PICFI).

Access was provided to Coastal First Nations who submitted their Expression of
Interest (“EOI”) to PICFI by the October 31, 2009 deadline and whose EOI
proposals are still under Review by the PICFI program.

Information on the PICFI is available on the internet at:
http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/fm-gp/p.../index-eng.htm


FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Tamee Mawani
Regional Manager, Groundfish
Groundfish Management Unit
Phone: (604) 666-9033
Fax: (604) 666-8525

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Operations Center - FN0596
Sent August 4, 2010 at 10:54
Visit us on the Web at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca