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Recent Atlantic Tuna News and Actions

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery Closing Friday, March 21, 2014, Federal Register Notice March 19, 2014

NMFS Announces a Public Hearing Conference Call and Webinar for Draft Amendment 7 on Bluefin Tuna Management Measures December 23, 2013

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for January 2014 Subquota Period, Federal Register Notice December 20, 2013

NMFS Extends Comment Period for Draft Amendment 7 (Bluefin Tuna Management Measures) Proposed Rule, Federal Register Notice December 6, 2013

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for November-December 2013, Federal Register Notice December 3, 2013

NMFS Announces Rescheduled Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 7 (Bluefin Tuna Management Measures), Federal Register Notice November 1, 2013

NMFS Extends Comment Period for Draft Amendment 7 (Bluefin Tuna Management Measures) Proposed Rule, Federal Register Notice September 17, 2013

NMFS Announces the Publication of the Amendment 7 Proposed Rule, and Availability of Draft Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan, Federal Register Notice, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Amendment 7 Pelagic Longline Overview in Vietnamese August 20, 2013

NMFS Announces Public Hearings for Draft Amendment 7 (Bluefin Tuna Management Measures), Federal Register Notice August 20, 2013

NMFS Maintains the Three-fish General Category Daily Retention Limit for September-December 2013, Federal Register Notice August 16, 2013

NMFS Announces Final 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Closes Longline Category, Federal Register Notice, Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment, 2013 Atlantic Tunas Regulations Brochure June 18, 2013

NMFS Adjusts General Category Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for June-August 2013, Federal Register Notice May 7, 2013

NMFS Announces Proposed 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas, Federal Register Notice, Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment, Public Hearing Presentation April 10, 2013

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Daily Retention Limit Adjustment; Southern Trophy Fishery Closure, Federal Register Notice April 1, 2013

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery Closing Friday, February 15, 2013, Federal Register Notice February 14, 2013

NMFS Announces Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Transfer and Adjustment toGeneral Category Daily Retention Limit for January 2013 December 12, 2012

NMFS Maintains Three-fish General Category (Commercial) Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Daily Retention Limit for September-December 2012 August 28, 2012

NMFS Announces Final 2012 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas, Federal Register Notice July 26, 2012

Outage of Commercial Bluefin Tuna Dealer Reporting System July 3, 2012

NMFS Announces a Proposed Rule Regarding the Trade of Highly Migratory Species, Federal Register Notice June 26, 2012

NMFS Closes the Incidental Longline Category Northern Area for Bluefin Tuna, Federal Register Notice June 21, 2012

NMFS Announces An Additional Scoping Meeting for Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan, Federal Register Notice June 4, 2012

NMFS Closes the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Incidental Longline Category Southern Area, Federal Register Notice May 23, 2012

Reminder - Restriction on Harpoon Use on HMS Charter/Headboats and Permit Requirements for Taking Paying Passengers May 15, 2012

NMFS Adjusts General Category (Commercial) Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for June-August 2012, Federal Register Notice May 14, 2012

Public Scoping Meetings for an Amendment to the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan (Amendment 7; Bluefin Tuna), Federal Register Notice, Scoping Document April 23, 2012

Public Conference Call to Discuss Data Collection for the Recreational Atlantic Yellowfin Tuna Fishery on April 27, 2012, Conference Call Transcripts April 20, 2012

Atlantic Bluefln Tuna (BFT) Southern Angling Category Trophy Fishery Closure and BFT Angling Category Daily Retention Limit, Federal Register Notice April 4, 2012

NMFS Announces Public Hearings for the Proposed 2012 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) Quota Specifications March 26, 2012

NMFS Proposes 2012 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) Quotas, Federal Register Notice March 15, 2012

NMFS Closes Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category January Fishery, Federal Register Notice January 20, 2012

Change in Reporting Address and Contacts for NMFS Bluefin Tuna International Trade Program December 23, 2011

NMFS Adjusts General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for January 2012, Federal Register Notice December 8, 2011

NMFS Announces a Final Rule to Adjust the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) General and Harpoon Category (Commercial Handgear) Regulations, Federal Register Notice, Environmental Assessment November 29, 2011

NMFS Announces an Inseason Action to Transfer Quota and Adjust Retention Limits in the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery, Federal Register Notice November 3, 2011

NMFS Maintains Three-fish General Category (Commercial) Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Daily Retention Limit for September-December 2011, Federal Register Notice August 23, 2011

NMFS Announces New Fax Number for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Dealer Reporting August 8, 2011

NMFS Closes the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Northern Area Trophy Fishery, Federal Register Notice July 26, 2011

NMFS Announces Final Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) Quotas and Atlantic Tuna Fisheries Management Measures, Federal Register Notice, Environmental Assessment June 30, 2011

NMFS Adjusts General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for June-August 2011, Effective Friday, June 3, 2011, Federal Register Notice May 31, 2011

NMFS Announces Additional Public Hearings for the Proposed Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Atlantic Tuna Fisheries Management Measures, Federal Register Notice April 4, 2011

NMFS Requires the Use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery to Reduce the Incidental Catch of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Federal Register Notice, Email Notice in Vietnamese, Environmental Assessment, Weak Hook Compliance Guide, Weak Hook Compliance Guide in Vietnamese April 1, 2011

NMFS Adjusts Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) Angling CategoryDaily Retention Limit and Closes Southern Trophy BFT Fishery, Federal Register Notice March 31, 2011

NMFS Extends the Comment Period and Reschedules a Public Hearing for the Proposed Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Atlantic Tuna Fisheries Management Measures, Federal Register Notice March 16, 2011.

NMFS Proposes Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Atlantic Tuna Fisheries Management Measures, Draft Environmental Assessment, Federal Register Notice March 11, 2011.

Audio File of February 8, 2011 AP Weak Hook Conference Call February, 14 2011

NMFS Announces a Proposed Rule to require the use of "Weak Hooks" in the Gulf of Mexico Pelagic Longline Fishery to Reduce the Incidental Catch of Bluefin Tuna, Federal Register Notice, Draft Environmental Assessment, Email Notice in Vietnamese, Weak Hook Fact Sheet, Weak Hook Fact Sheet in Vietnamese, Public Hearing Presentation January 13, 2011

NMFS Adjusts General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for January 2011 , Federal Register Notice December 20, 2010

NOAA Announces 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Atlantic Bluefin Tuna as Threatened or Endangered under the Endangered Species Act , September 16, 2010

NMFS Maintains Three-fish General Category (Commercial) Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Daily Retention Limit for September-December 2010 , Federal Register Notice , August 18, 2010

NMFS Closes the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Northern Area Trophy Fishery , Federal Register Notice July 16, 2010.

2010 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Specifications Table June 15, 2010

NMFS Adjusts Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (BFT) Angling Category Daily Retention Limit, Closes Southern Trophy BFT Fishery,and Transfers Quota to Northern Trophy BFT Fishery , Federal Register Notice June 9, 2010

NMFS Announces Final 2010 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas , Federal Register Notice , Supplemental Environmental Assessment June 2, 2010

NMFS Adjusts the General Category Daily Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit , Federal Register Notice June 2, 2010

Strickland Announces Continued United States Support for International Proposal to Protect Bluefin Tuna March 03, 2010

NMFS Adjusts General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit for January 2010 , Federal Register Notice December 29, 2009

NMFS Extends Comment Period for the Proposed Rule to Adjust Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General and Harpoon Category Regulations , Federal Register Notice December 28, 2009

NMFS Proposes 2010 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas , Federal Register Notice , Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment , Public Hearing Presentation December 2, 2009

National Marine Fisheries Service Announces the Availability of 2010 Vessel Permits for Atlantic Tunas and Atlantic HMS , November 24, 2009

NMFS Proposes Adjustments to Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General and Harpoon Category Regulations , Federal Register Notice , Draft Environmental Assessment , Public Hearing Presentation November 4, 2009

NMFS Announces Application of Incidental Retention Limits for Blufin Tuna in the Northeast Distant Gear Restricted Area , Federal Register Notice October 15, 2009

NMFS Reminds Atlantic Tunas Dealer Permit Holders to Comply with Mandatory Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Reporting Requirements October 8, 2009

NMFS Announces an Administrative Change to the Issuance of Atlantic Tunas Longline Permits September 1, 2009

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limit Adjustment for Sept.-Dec. 2009 , Federal Register Notice August 28, 2009

 

 

 

Past Atlantic Tuna News and Actions

 

Landings Updates

For consistency purposes throughout the HMS website, the dates below refer to the date the notice was posted on this webpage, not the date of landings reported. For the date of landings reported, please see the notices themselves.

Official commercial Atlantic bluefin tuna landings information is contained in the tables below. For preliminary information on recent commercial landings of Atlantic bluefin tuna, click here.

2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005

2014 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: Mar. 13, 2014





Complete 2013 Fishing Year Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2013 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: Mar. 19, 2013

Posted: Apr. 1, 2013

Posted: May 9, 2013

Posted: June 5, 2013

Posted: July 2, 2013

Posted: Sept. 5, 2013

Posted: Sept. 5, 2013

Posted: Sept. 17, 2013

Posted: Nov.25 , 2013

Posted: Dec. 5, 2013

Posted: Jan. 14, 2014



Complete 2012 Fishing Year Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2012 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: Feb. 29, 2012

Posted: Mar. 29, 2012

Posted: Apr. 30, 2012

Posted: May 31, 2012

Posted: June 28, 2012

Posted: July 31, 2012

Posted: Sept. 7, 2012

Posted: Oct. 4, 2012

Posted: Nov. 20, 2012

Posted: Nov. 28, 2012

Posted: Jan. 9, 2013

Complete 2011 Fishing Year Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2011 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: July 18, 2011

Posted: July 18, 2011

Posted: Aug. 12, 2011

Posted: Sept. 19, 2011

Posted: Oct. 19, 2011

Posted: Dec. 5, 2011

Posted: Dec. 21, 2011


Complete 2010 Fishing Year Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2010 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: July 14, 2010

Posted: Aug. 24, 2010

Posted: Sept. 20, 2010

Posted: Oct. 13, 2010

Posted: Nov. 9, 2010

Posted: Dec. 9, 2010

Posted: Jan. 11, 2010


Complete 2009 Fishing Year Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2009 Lg Med/Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2009 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: Feb. 12, 2009

Posted: Mar. 24, 2009

Posted: Apr. 16, 2009

Posted: May 18, 2009

Posted: June 17, 2009

Posted: July 15, 2009

Posted: Aug. 18, 2009

Posted: Sept. 17, 2009

Posted: Oct. 28, 2009

Posted: Nov. 12, 2009

Posted: Dec. 28, 2009

Posted: Jan. 28, 2010

 

2008 Lg Med/Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2008 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: Jan. 11, 2008

Posted: Jan. 17, 2008

Posted: Jan. 25, 2008

Posted: Mar. 24, 2008

Posted: Feb. 20, 2008

Posted: June 04, 2008

Posted: July 08, 2008

Posted: Aug. 07, 2008

Posted: Sept. 10, 2008

Posted: Oct. 16, 2008

Posted: Nov. 10, 2008

Posted: Dec. 09, 2008

 

2007 Lg Med/Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2007 Bluefin Tuna Landings Update

Posted: June 21, 2007

Posted: July 03, 2007

Posted: July 06, 2007

Posted: July 13, 2007

Posted: July 20, 2007

Posted: July 27, 2007

Posted: Aug. 01, 2007

Posted: Aug. 07, 2007

Posted: Aug. 10, 2007

Posted: Aug. 16, 2007

Posted: Aug. 24, 2007

Posted: Aug. 30, 2007

Posted: Sept. 05, 2007

Posted: Sept. 07, 2007

Posted: Sept. 14, 2007

Posted: Sept. 21, 2007

Posted: Oct. 02, 2007

Posted: Oct. 05, 2007

Posted: Oct. 11, 2007

Posted: Oct. 18, 2007

Posted: Oct. 26, 2007

Posted: Nov. 02, 2007

Posted: Nov. 09, 2007

Posted: Nov. 27, 2007

Posted: Nov. 30, 2007

Posted: Dec. 05, 2007

Posted: Dec. 07, 2007

Posted: Dec. 21, 2007

Posted: Dec. 31, 2007

 

2006 Lg Med/Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

2005 Lg Med/Giant Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Landings Summary

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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