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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of August 31, 2016

Quota Category

Current Year 2016

Previous Year 2015

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

1666

367.3

277.5

466.7

1171

406.5

216

Handline

0

 0

0

 

0

0

Harpoon

202

 311.2

28.5

 

211

347.6

33.3

Rod and Reel

1464

375.5

249.0

 

960

419.5

182.7

Harpoon

145 

 309.0

20.3

38.6

 278

346.9

43.7

Longline
(incl. NED)

376

408.6

69.5

207.3

163

436.4

32.3

Trap

0

 

 

1.0

 0

0

0

Purse Seine    

 

82.9

0

 0

0

Reserve

 0

 

0.0

200.6

     
Total
(landings only)

2187

370.5

367.3

983.6

1612

386.5

292

NOTE

EFFECTIVE DATE

ADDED (MT)

TO

SUBTRACTED (MT)

FROM

PUBLICATION DATE

FR CITATION

ACTION

08/31/2016

108.4

Reserve

NA

NA

 09/01/2016

81 FR 60286

Adjustment of Reserve Category Quota with Allowed Amount of 2015 Underharvest

01/01/2016

101.4

Reserve

101.4

Purse Seine

01/04/2016

81 FR 19

Reallocation per Amendment 7; Inseason Transfer

34.0

Longline

34.0

Reserve

 

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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