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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of August 31, 2015

Quota category

Current Year 2015

Previous Year 2014

No. of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt) Adjusted1,2,3,4 Quota Count of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt)
General

1108

408.0

205.0

466.7

799

399.8

144.9

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

180

360.0

29.4

 

177

405.4

32.6

Rod and Reel

928

417.3

175.6

 

622

398.2

112.3

Harpoon

250

351.4

 39.8

78.63

 185

408.9

34.3

Longline
(includes 25 mt in NED)

163

436.5

32.3

207.32

371

456.9

76.9

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 0

 

 0.0

Purse Seine

 247

 302.8

 33.9

82.91

 242

305.7

33.6

Reserve    

0.0

147.11,2,3

     
Total
(landings only)

1768

387.9

311.0

983.6

1597

399.9

289.7

NOTE

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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