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Red Sea Urchin Historical Harvest Information
Southeast Alaska & Yakutat Commercial Fisheries

Season Guideline
Harvest Level (lb)
Total Harvest (lb) Average
Price/lb
Estimated
Exvessel Valuea
Number
of Divers
2009/10 5,059,800 506,959 0.35 177,436 11
2008/09 5,440,100 354,697 0.35 124,144 9
2007/08 5,599,500 659,816 0.36 237,534 10
2006/07 5,599,500 622,501 0.33 205,425 11
2005/06 5,753,100 1,024,282 0.31 317,527 17
2004/05 5,518,300 1,801,893 0.32 576,605 31
2003/04 5,095,100 2,834,872 0.33 895,369 40
2002/03 5,309,900 3,578,493 0.32 1,133,706 36
2001/02 5,689,300 2,720,241 0.34 924,882 32
2000/01 6,806,700 2,373,993 0.36 854,637 56
1999/00 5,748,700 2,676,456 0.38 1,017,053 47
1998/99 4,822,700 3,075,095 0.40 1,230,038 62
1997/98 4,255,364 4,083,877 0.34 1,408,397 129
1996/97 6,093,579 4,929,280 0.38 1,878,056 150
1995/96c   877,212 0.52 458,508 1
1994/95c 3,000,000 2,088,395 0.45 944,329 1
1993/94   0   0 0
1992/93   143,485 0.29 41,467 17
1991/92   428,220 0.30 128,894 37
1990/91   174,233 0.26 45,823 6
1989/90   23,617 0.25 5,833 9
1988/89   223,883 0.41 91,106 11
1987/88b confidential
1986/87   890,092 0.14 125,335 26
1985/86   58,303 0.13 7,288 8
1984/85   188,023 0.17 31,906 16
1983/84   23,303 0.12 2,796 4

a Based on CFEC (annual) data prior to the 1998/1999 season, then based on ADF&G seasonal fish ticket data.
b Confidential information, ≤ 3 permits participating.
c Department test fishery. GHL is the agreed test fishery maximum poundage taken during spring 1995–spring 1996, in exchange for research funds.