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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of July 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

1,054

371.2

201.2

466.7

777

377.9

133.2

Handline

2

533.8

0.5

 

0

 

0.0

Harpoon

152

309.9

21.4

 

197

352.6

31.5

Rod and Reel

904

381.2

156.3

 

580

386.5

101.7

Harpoon

169

306.8

23.5

38.6

276

348.0

43.6

Longline

(incl. NED)

362

404.4

66.4

207.3

155

437.4

30.8

Trap

0

 

0.0

1.0

 

0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

 

82.9

     

Reserve

 

 

 

92.2

 

 

 

Total

(landings only)

1,589

371.9

286.1

997.1

1,208

365.8

207.6

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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