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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of June 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

610

336.8

93.1

466.7

226

406.5

41.6

Handline

0

 

0.0

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

98

314.2

14.0

 

43

432.6

8.4

Rod and Reel

512

340.5

79.1

 

183

400.4

33.2

Harpoon

98

297.6

13.2

38.6

83

389.6

14.7

Longline

(incl. NED)

291

418.6

55.3

207.3

114

452.1

23.4

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 

0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

 

82.9

     

Reserve

 

 

 

92.2

 

 

 

Total

(landings only)

999

356.5

161.5

997.1

423

415.5

79.7

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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