The Pacific Halibut, Hippoglossus stenolepis, and Sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, Individual Fishing Quota Program: A Twenty-year Retrospective
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The Pacific Halibut, Hippoglossus stenolepis, and Sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, Individual Fishing Quota Program: A Twenty-year Retrospective

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  • Journal Title:
    Marine Fisheries Review
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    Although catch shares may tributional objectives over time, we show employment for remaining crew members.

    be an effective tool to address overcapital- that, similarly to other catch share pro- We also provide lessons learned for the de- ization in fisheries, there is increasing ev- grams, the IFQ Program created winners velopment and review of catch share pro- idence that the costs and benefits of these and losers with inter-generational and in- grams in the future with respect to defin- programs may not be equitably allocat- ter-community inequities in access and op- ing measureable objectives and establish- ed geographically or across generations. portunities, an effect that may have been ing mechanisms for data acquisition at the

    This paper examines the spatial and tem- exacerbated by regulatory exemptions and outset. Data collections implemented at the

    poral distributional outcomes of 20 years loopholes as well as differentiated trans- start of a program can provide informa- of the Pacific halibut, Hippoglossus stenol- portation access in rural Alaska. Never- tion to track performance against mean- epis, and sablefish, Anoplopoma fimbria, theless, some programmatic provisions ingful baselines. Although potentially time

    Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program, may have effectively curtailed a com- intensive in the development and imple- which was implemented with many provi- plete redistribution of QS (quota shares) mentation periods, long-standing data col- sions explicitly intended to mitigate ad- within the fleet. Furthermore, consolida- lections may ultimately be easier from the

    verse effects on coastal communities, crew- tion coupled with prolonged fishing sea- standpoint of the respondents and adminismembers, small vessels, and new entrants. sons and product changes have provid- trators than ones implemented after a proUtilizing performance metrics to track dis- ed for improvements in some conditions of gram is in place

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    Marine Fisheries Review, 82(1-2)
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