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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of June 30, 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 348 358.2 56.5 435.1 534 280.8 68
Handline 0   0   1 213.0 0.1
Harpoon 101 393.0 18.0   77 256.7 9.0
Rod and Reel 247 344.0 38.5   456 285.0 58.9
Harpoon 99 400.3 18.0 36.0 28 285.0 3.4
Longline (incl NED) 303 463.4 63.7 99.2 282 459.4 58.8
NED 0   0 25.0 0   0.0
North 136 437.1 27.0 39.7 129 428.7 25.1
South 167 484.8 36.7 59.5 153 485.3 33.7
Trap 0   0 0.9 0   0.0
Purse seine 0   0 164.9 0   0.0
Giant 0   0   0    
Large Medium 0   0   0    
Reserve 0   0 23.1 0   0.0
Total (landings only) 750 406.3 138.2 766.1 844 340.1 130.2

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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