International Pacific Halibut Commission sets 2009 quota

Sitka, Alaska Last week's meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission in Vancouver, British Columbia set the total halibut quota at 54.1 million pounds. In Southeast Alaska the cut is not quite as much as was expected, but still down by 19%.
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