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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of July 31, 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

737

381.1

127.4

466.7

542

382.4

94.1

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

168

363.6

27.7

 

158

400.0

28.7

Rod and Reel

569

386.3

99.7

 

384

375.2

65.4

Harpoon

245

353.2

39.2

78.63

165

400.0

29.9

Longline
(includes 25 mt in NED)

155

437.4

30.8

207.32

361

453.7

74.3

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 0

 

 0.0

Purse seine

247

302.8

33.9

82.91

17

496.2

3.8

Reserve

 

 

0.0

147.11,2,3

 

 

 

Total
(
landings only)

1384

368.5

231.3

983.6

1085

410.6

202.1

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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