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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of September 30, 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

1962

408.9

363.9

466.7

1324

409.2

245.7

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

193

354.9

31.1

 

179

404.1

32.8

Rod and Reel

1,769

414.8

332.8

 

1,145

410.0

212.9

Harpoon

259

349.0

 41.0

78.63

 186

408.7

34.5

Longline (includes 25 mt in NED)

163

436.5

32.3

207.32

373

458.5

77.5

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 0

 

 0.0

Purse Seine

 247

 302.8

 33.9

82.91

 270

307.3

37.6

Reserve    

0.0

147.11,2,3

     
Total
(landings only)

2631

394.7

471.1

983.6

2153

404.9

395.3

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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