United Catcher Boats

Website

www.ucba.org

Mailing address

4005 20th Ave. West, Suite 116, Seattle, WA  98199

Primary Contact

Brent Paine, Exec. Director

Federal Fishery Management Region(s) in Which Members Operate

Pacific Coast, North Pacific (Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands)

Number of Members (Vessels/Businesses) Represented

76 vessels

Total Direct Employment Represented

500

Vessel Length Range

80′ to 190′ LOA

Gear Types Employed

Mid-water and bottom trawl

Targeted Species

Alaska Pollock, Pacific Cod, Pacific Whiting (Hake)

Approximate poundage of annual catch by members (if known):

Examples of end-user product forms that members’ catches are processed into:

Alaska Pollock frozen fillets and block for the U.S. and European markets; surimi paste mostly for imitation seafood for the Japanese market.