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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of February 28, 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

367

402.4

67.0

466.7

95

334.6

14.4

Handline

6

476.5

1.3

 

0

-

0.0

Harpoon

0

 -

0.0

 

0

 -

0.0

Rod and Reel

361

401.1

65.7

 

95

334.6

14.4

Harpoon

 

   

38.6

 

 

 
Longline
(incl NED)

50

489.5

11.1

218.3

65

558.2

15.7

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

 0

 -

 0.0

Purse seine

 

   

46.1

     
Reserve      

118.0

     
Total
(landings only)

417

412.8

78.1

888.7

160

415.0

30.1

NOTE

Effective Date Added (MT) TO Subtracted (MT) From Publication Date
FR Citation
Action

2/28/2017

138.2

Reserve

138.2

Purse Seine

3/02/2017

82 FR 12296

Reallocation per Amendment 7; Inseason Transfer

45.0

Longline

45

 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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