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Transfer of 19.5 mt to the General Category Atlantic Bluefin Tuna January 2020 Subquota Period


Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule
January 1–March 31, 2020
Point of Contact
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management Division, 978-281-9260


NOAA Fisheries has transferred 19.5 metric tons (mt) to the General category Atlantic bluefin tuna January subquota period. The transfer was made from the December 2020 subquota period. The adjusted January subquota is 49 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. 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 06/16/2020

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna