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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of September 30, 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

2,722

375.3

463.3

466.7

2117

409.4

393.2

Handline

0

 0

0

 

0

0

Harpoon

199

310.5

28.0

 

212

346.9

33.4

Rod and Reel

2,523

380.4

435.3

 

1,905

416.3

359.8

Harpoon

144

309.2 

20.2

38.6

278

346.9

43.7

Longline

(incl. NED)

391

417.9

73.9

207.3

166

439.0

33.1

Trap

0

 

 

1.0

 0

0

0

Purse Seine

 

 

 

82.9

247

 302.8

33.9

Reserve

 0

 

0.0

200.6

 

 

 

Total

(landings only)

3,257

377.5

557.4

983.6

2808

395.6

503.9

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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