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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of October 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

3,994

390.1

706.7

676.7

2,645

420.1

504.1

Handline

0

 0

0

 

0

0

Harpoon

200

310.4

28.1

 

212

347.0

33.4

Rod and Reel

3,794

394.3

678.6

 

2,433

426.5

470.7

Harpoon

145

311.9

20.5

20.6

278

347.0

43.8

Longline
(incl. NED)

398

422.8

76.3

207.3

216

472.4

46.3

Trap

0

 

 

1.0

 0

0

0

Purse Seine    

 

82.9

247

302.8

33.9

Reserve

 0

 

0.0

8.6

     
Total
(landings only)

4,537

390.5

803.5

997.1

3386

408.9

628.1

NOTE

EFFECTIVE DATE

ADDED (MT)

TO

SUBTRACTED (MT)

FROM

PUBLICATION DATE

FR CITATION

ACTION

10/14/2016

85.0

General

18

Harpoon

10/18/2016

81 FR 71639

Inseason Transfer

67

Reserve

10/06/2016

125.0

General

125

Reserve

10/12/2016

81 FR 70369

Inseason Transfer

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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