Fishery Stock Status Updates

NOAA Fisheries updates the status of fish stocks managed under federal fishery management plans quarterly based on stock assessments completed during that quarter.

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Determining Stock Status 

These reports provide comprehensive status updates on fish stocks included in the Fish Stock Sustainability Index, and other, non-FSSI fish stocks. NOAA Fisheries provides up-to-date information on whether a stock is overfished, subject to overfishing, or has been rebuilt. Below is a list of the most recent updates, with full listings of each stock and its status. 

Read the Status of U.S. Fisheries Report to Congress, 2016.

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2017 Quarterly Updates

Status as of December 31, 2017

Stocks on the Overfished and Overfishing Lists by Region:

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Rebuilt Stocks by Region:

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Status as of September 30, 2017

Status as of March 31, 2017

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2016 Quarterly Updates

Status as of December 31, 2016

Status as of September 30, 2016

Status as of June 30, 2016

Status as of March 31, 2016

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2015 Quarterly Updates

Status as of December 31, 2015

Status as of September 30, 2015

Status as of June 30, 2015

Status as of March 31, 2015

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