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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of November 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

4,206

354.4

676.1

688.7

4,215

392.6

750.5

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

3,943

354.0

633.1

 

4,021

396.4

723.0

Harpoon

292

324.7

43.0

43.0

189

308.3 

26.4

Longline

(incl NED)

481

457.4

99.8

218.3

418

428.3

81.2

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

0

 -

 0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

46.1

 

Reserve

 

0.0

 

Total

(landings only)

4,979

362.6

819.1

997.1

4,822

392.4

858.2

NOTE

Effective Date

Added (MT)

To

Subtracted (MT)

From

Publication Date

FR Citation

Action

12/01/2017

25.6

General

25.6

Harpoon

11/22/2017

82 FR 55520

Inseason Transfer

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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