Amendment 13 to the 2006 Consolidated HMS Fishery Management Plan: Bluefin Management Measures

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial, Recreational
Action Status
Notice
Published
05/21/2019
Comments Close
07/31/2019

Summary

NOAA Fisheries is exploring management options with a focus on: 

  • Refining the Individual Bluefin Quota Program. 
  • Reassessing share distribution and allocation of bluefin tuna quotas, including the potential elimination or phasing out of the Purse Seine category.
  • Other regulatory provisions regarding the directed and incidental bluefin fisheries.

Federal Register

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 05/28/2019

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna