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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of November 30, 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

3,067

433.5

603.6

646.7

2,010

438.4

399.8

Handline

 

 

 

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

210

348.3

33.2

 

180

405.2

33.1

Rod and Reel

2,859

439.8

570.4

 

1,830

441.7

366.7

Harpoon

278

347.0

 43.8

43.6

 186

408.7

34.5

Longline

(includes 25 mt in NED)

299

494.2

46.4

207.3

382

459.1

79.6

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)

3,893

423.7

748.3

959.3

2,848

426.9

551.5

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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