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Commercial Landings of Bluefin Tuna as of July 31, 2017

Quota category

Current Year 2017

Previous Year 2016

No. of Fish

Avg Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

Adjusted Quota

Count of Fish

Avg. Weight (lb)

Gross Weight (mt)

General

1,809

365.8

300.2

506.7

1,056

371.6

178.1

Handline

16

360.5

2.6

 

2

533.8

 0.5

Harpoon

181

 366.9

30.1

 

159

311.0

22.4

Rod and Reel

1,612

365.7

267.4

 

895

382.0

155.1

Harpoon

227

322.9

33.3

38.6

169

306.8 

23.5

Longline

(incl NED)

346

413.0

64.8

218.3

358

405.2

65.6

Trap

0

0.0

1.0

0

 -

 0.0

Purse Seine

 

 

46.1

 

Reserve

 

78.0

 

Total

(landings only)

2,382

368.6

398.2

888.7

1,583

372.1

267.2

NOTE

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

03/29/2017

NA

NA

NA

NA

04/03/2017

82 FR 16136

General Category Closure

03/02/2017

40.0

General

40.0

Reserve

03/07/2017

82 FR 12747

Inseason Transfer

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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