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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of January 31, 2017

Quota category Current Year 2017 Previous Year 2016
No. of Fish Avg Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt) Base Quota Count of Fish Avg. Weight (lb) Gross Weight (mt)
General

69

406.5

12.7

466.7

4

277.5

0.5

Handline

2

466.3

0.4

 

0

-

0.0

Harpoon

0

 -

0.0

 

0

 -

0.0

Rod and Reel

67

404.7

12.3

 

4

277.5

0.5

Harpoon

 

   

38.6

 

 

 
Longline
(incl NED)

17

424.4

3.3

148.3

31

558.4

7.9

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

 0

 -

 0.0

Purse seine

 

   

184.3

     
Reserve      

24.8

     
Total
(landings only)

86

410.1

16.0

888.7

35

526.3

8.4

NOTE

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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