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Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 1 . Transportation, Possession and Release of Live Fish; Aquatic Farming
Section 236. Customary and traditional subsistence uses of fish stocks and amounts necessary for subsistence uses

5 AAC 01.236. Customary and traditional subsistence uses of fish stocks and amounts necessary for subsistence uses

(a) The Alaska Board of Fisheries (board) finds that the following fish stocks are customarily and traditionally taken or used for subsistence:

(1) king, summer chum, fall chum, coho, and pink salmon in the Yukon-Northern Area;

(2) freshwater fish species, including sheefish, whitefish, lamprey, burbot, sucker, grayling, pike, and char;

(3) herring and herring roe, within 20 miles of the coast between the terminus of the Black River and the westernmost point of the Naskonat Peninsula; and

(4) all finfish other than salmon and herring, in the salt waters of the Yukon-Northern Area.

(b) The board finds that in the Yukon-Northern Area the following amounts of fish are reasonably necessary for subsistence uses:

(1) king salmon: 45,500 - 66,704;

(2) summer chum salmon: 83,500 - 142,192;

(3) fall chum salmon: 89,500 - 167,900;

(4) coho salmon: 20,500 - 51,980.

History: Eff. 5/15/93, Register 126; am 6/10/98, Register 146; am 6/17/2001, Register 158; am 5/19/2004, Register 170

Authority: AS 16.05.251

AS 16.05.258


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