The Suquamish Tribe Treaty Fisheries in Puget Sound. Brief Historical Background & Chronology of Events Treaty of Point Elliott Judge Boldt Decision Judge Rafeedie Decision Shellfish Implementation Plan Sharing, Allocation and Used and Accustomed Areas (U&As) Case Study: Geoduck Clam.
Treaty Fisheries in Puget Sound
Where 2 or more Tribes have
overlapping U&As, the combination
of tribal harvest shall not exceed 50%
of the overall TAC
Allocating the tribal share shall be
determined by the affected Tribes
through appropriate intertribal agreement.
Lack of such agreement shall not entitle
a combination of Tribes to take over 50%
18’ to 70’ MLLW