Pacific Council News Summer 2019: Pacific halibut

Transfer of halibut management authority moves forward Plans to transfer management of the non-Indian commercial directed halibut fishery from the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) to the Council are moving forward. In June, the Council committed to working closely with the IPHC and stakeholders on transitioning the management of this fishery, and outlined the Council’s […]

Pacific Council News Spring 2019: Pacific halibut

Changes to halibut management may be on the horizon The non-Indian commercial directed halibut fishery may be managed by the Council in the future, in response to International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) recommendations to change the structure of the fishery, citing safety concerns. The Council asked representatives from NMFS, the states, and Council staff to meet […]

Halibut with capers, olive and tomatoes

Ingredients Four 6- to 7-ounce halibut fillets (another firm white fish like lingcod, rockfish or swordfish may be substituted) All purpose flour 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 large shallots, chopped 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper 4 plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped 1/2 cup chopped pitted Kalamata olives 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil, divided 1 […]

Cod or halibut with zucchini salsa verde

Ingredients 10 ounces zucchini (about 2 medium), trimmed, chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro plus leaves for garnish 1/3 cup chopped white onion 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 1/2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeño chiles 1 1/4 teaspoons finely grated lime peel 2 1/4 teaspoons coarse kosher salt, divided Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 1/4 […]