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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of November 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

4,232

392.5

750.8

676.7

3,071

433.4

603.8

Handline

6

421.8

1.2

 

0

0

Harpoon

184

306.7

25.8

 

212

347.0

33.4

Rod and Reel

4,042

396.4

723.8

 

2,849

439.8

570.4

Harpoon

201

309.7

28.2

20.6

278

347.0

43.8

Longline

(incl. NED)

382

472.4

81.3

207.3

299

494.2

67.0

Trap

0

 

 

1.0

 0

 

0

Purse Seine

 

 

 

82.9

247

302.8

33.9

Reserve

 0

 

0.0

8.6

 

 

 

Total

(landings only)

4,815

395.9

860.3

997.1

3,895

423.6

748.5

NOTE

EFFECTIVE DATE

ADDED (MT)

TO

SUBTRACTED (MT)

FROM

PUBLICATION DATE

FR CITATION

ACTION

11/04/2016

NA

NA

NA

NA

11/04/2016

81 FR 76874

General Category Closure

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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