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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of March 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

324

350.2

51.5

466.7

172

 402.5

31.4

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Rod and Reel

324

350.2

51.5

 

172

 402.5

31.4

Harpoon

 

 

 

38.6

 

 

 

Longline

(incl NED)

96

529.8

23.1

207.3

58

503.2

13.3

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 0

 

 0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

 

82.9

 

 

 

Reserve

 0

 

0.0

92.2

 0

 

 0.0

Total

(landings only)

420

391.3

74.6

983.6

230

427.9

44.7

NOTE

EFFECTIVE DATE ADDED (MT) TO SUBTRACTED (MT) FROM PUBLICATION DATE FR CITATION ACTION
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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