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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of January 31, 2014

Quota Category Current Year 2014 Previous Year 2013
No. of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt) Base Quota Count of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt)
General 0   0 435.1 72 316.9 10.4
Handline 0   0   1 213.0 0.1
Harpoon 0   0   0   0.0
Rod and Reel 0   0   71 318.4 10.3
Harpoon       36.0      
Longline (incl NED) 25 484.6 5.5 99.8 72 414.9 13.6
NED 0   0 25.0 0   0.0
North 11 447.6 2.2 29.9 40 362.8 6.6
South 14 513.6 3.3 44.9 32 480.0 7.0
Trap 0   0 0.9 0   0.0
Purse seine       171.8      
Reserve 0   0 23.1 0   0.0
Total (landings only) 25 484.6 5.5 776.7 144 365.9 24.0

NOTE:

- This report SHOULD NOT be considered useful for real time catch monitoring purposes. It only includes landings reported to NMFS to date.

- These numbers are considered preliminary and are subject to change.

 

This notice is a courtesy to Atlantic tuna fishery interests to keep you informed about the fishery. Official notice of Federal fishery actions is made through filing such notice with the Office of the Federal Register. To view catch statistics from previous months, please visit the Bluefin Tuna Landings page or contact Brad McHale at (978) 281-9260.

 

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