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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of September 30, 2017

Quota category

Current Year 2017

Previous Year 2016

Count of Fish

Avg Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

Adjusted Quota

Count of Fish

Avg. Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

General

3,742

354.8

602.2

663.1

2,721

385.1

475.3

Handline

17

335.2

2.6

 

4

469.5

0.8

Harpoon

225

360.9

36.8

 

189

309.2

26.5

Rod and Reel

3,500

354.5

562.8

 

2,528

396.5

448.0

Harpoon

287

321.2

41.8

68.6

189

308.3 

26.4

Longline

(incl NED)

453

448.1

92.1

218.3

390

414.6

73.3

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

0

 -

 0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

46.1

 

Reserve

 

0

 

Total

(landings only)

4,482

362.1

736.1

997.1

3,300

384.2

575.1

NOTE

Effective Date

Added (MT)

To

Subtracted (MT)

From

Publication Date

FR Citation

Action

09/28/2016

156.4

General

156.4

Reserve

10/03/2017

82 FR 46000

Inseason Transfer

09/18/2017

108.4

Reserve

NA

NA

09/18/2017

82 FR 43500

Adjusted 2017 Reserve with Available 2016 Underharvest

08/11/2017

30.0

Harpoon

30.0

Reserve

08/16/2017

82 FR 38853

Inseason Transfer

03/02/2017

40.0

General

40.0

Reserve

03/07/2017

82 FR 12747

Inseason Transfer

02/28/2017

138.2

Reserve

138.2

Purse Seine

03/02/2017

82 FR 12296

Reallocation per Amendment 7; Inseason Transfer

45.0

Longline

45.0

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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