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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of October 31, 2015

Quota category

Current Year 2015

Previous Year 2014

No. of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt) Adjusted Quota No. of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt)
General

2640

420.3

503.3

646.7

1840

430.1

359.0

Handline

1

 461.0

0.2

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

209

348.9

33.1

 

179

404.1

32.8

Rod and Reel

2,430

426.4

470.0

 

1,661

432.9

326.2

Harpoon

278

347.0

 43.8

43.6

 186

408.7

34.5

Longline

(includes 25 mt in NED)

216

473.2

46.4

207.3

378

458.7

78.6

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 0

 

 0.0

Purse Seine

 247

 302.8

 33.9

82.9

 270

307.3

37.6

Reserve    

0.0

2.1

     

Total

(landings only)

3381

409.1

627.4

983.6

2674

420.3

509.7

NOTE

EFFECTIVE DATE

ADDED (MT)

TO

SUBTRACTED (MT)

FROM

PUBLICATION DATE

FR CITATION

ACTION

10-Feb-15

87.4

Reserve

87.4

Purse Seine

11-Feb-15

80 FR 7547

Reallocation per Amendment 7

28-Jul-15

34

Longline

34

Reserve

29-Jul-15

80 FR 45098

Inseason Transfer

31-Jul-15

40

Harpoon

40

Reserve

5-Aug-15

80 FR 46516

Inseason Transfer

26-Sep-15

NA

 

NA

 

28-Aug-15

80 FR 52198

Final quota rule

30-Oct-15

100

General

35

Harpoon

4-Nov-15

80 FR 68265

Inseason Transfer

65

Reserve

25-Nov-15

80

General

80

Reserve

1-Dec-15

80 FR 74997

Inseason Transfer

 

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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