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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of May 31, 2015

Quota category

Current Year 2015

Previous Year 2014

No. of Fish

Avg. Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

Adjusted1 Quota

Count of Fish

Avg. Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

General

172

402.1

31.4

403.0

236

340.2

36.4

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Rod and Reel

172

402.1

31.4

 

236

340.2

36.4

Harpoon

 

 

 

33.4

 

 

 

Longline
(includes 25 mt in NED)

89

472.6

19.1

162.3

187

462.5

39.2

Trap

0

 

0.0

0.9

 0

 

 0.0

Purse seine

 

 

 

71.71

 

 

 

Reserve

 

 

0.0

108.81

 

 

 

Total
(
landings only)

261

426.2

50.5

780.1

423

394.3

75.6

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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