This Should Go Somewhere
Council trims Bering Sea pollock quota
Great for salads and sandwiches. NMFS photo
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has set the 2012 total allowable catch (TAC) for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands groundfish.
Here are the TACs for key species and the percent change from 2011.
Eastern Bering Sea pollock
, 1,200,000 tons, down 4.2 percent
, 261,000 tons, up 14.5 percent
, 202,000 tons, up 3.1 percent
, 50,763 tons, down 4.4 percent
Pacific Ocean perch
, 24,700 tons, no change
, 4,280 tons, down 9.9 percent
The TACs are subject to U.S. commerce secretary approval.