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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of October 31, 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

4,207

354.2

676.0

663.1

3,993

390.8

707.8

Handline

25

366.4

4.2

 

5

469.5

1.1

Harpoon

238

357.5

38.6

 

189

309.2

26.5

Rod and Reel

3,944

354.0

633.2

 

3,799

394.7

680.2

Harpoon

292

324.7

43.0

68.6

189

308.3 

26.4

Longline

(incl NED)

477

458.1

99.1

218.3

398

419.5

75.7

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

0

 -

 0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

46.1

 

Reserve

 

0.0

 

Total

(landings only)

4,976

362.5

818.1

997.1

4,580

389.9

810.0

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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