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Transfer of 100 mt to the General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna October–November 2019 Subquota Period


Fishing Type
Action Status
Temporary Rule
Point of Contact
Sarah McLaughlin, 978-281-9260, or Larry Redd, 301-427-8503


NOAA Fisheries has transferred 100 metric tons (mt) to the General category Atlantic bluefin tuna October–November subquota period from the Reserve category.  The adjusted October–November subquota is 172.2 mt.

This action applies to commercial General category permitted vessels and to HMS Charter/Headboat category permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement when fishing commercially for bluefin tuna. 

Federal Register

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 12/27/2019

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna