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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of February 28, 2015

Quota category

Current Year 2015

Previous Year 2014

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

38

525.5

9.1

435.1

28

 375.0

4.8

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Rod and Reel

38

 525.5

9.1

 

28

 375.0

4.8

Harpoon      

36.0

 

 

 

Longline

(incl NED)

31

541.4

7.6

99.8

78

460.9

16.3

Trap

0

 

0.0

0.9

 0

 

 0.0

Purse seine      

171.8

     
Reserve    

0.0

23.1

     

Total

(landings only)

69

532.6

16.7

766.7

106

438.2

21.1

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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