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

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…
Effective
01/25/2020

Recreational Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Limits Return to Default on January 1

Return to default recreational retention limits for Atlantic bluefin tuna…
December 19, 2019 -

Sustainable Management Means We Can Have Our Tuna and Eat It Too

Once harvested at too high a rate, Atlantic bluefin tuna today are not…
December 02, 2019 - Feature Story ,
Bluefin tuna swimming up.

Adjustment of Bluefin Tuna General Category December Subquota to 28.9 mt

NOAA Fisheries has transferred 53.2 metric tons (mt) of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota from the Reserve category to the General category for the remainder of the 2019 fishing year. This action accounts for an accrued overharvest of 33.7 mt from previous…
Effective
01/25/2020

Closure of General Category Bluefin Fishery for October–November 2019 Subquota Period

The General category bluefin fishery will be closed for the October through November subquota period effective 11:30 p.m. on October 13, 2019. Persons aboard vessels permitted in the Atlantic Tunas General and Atlantic HMS Charter/Headboat…
Effective
01/25/2020

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

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…
Published
01/25/2020

Three-Year Review of the Individual Bluefin Quota Program

An evaluation of the effectiveness of the Individual Bluefin Quota Program.
September 30, 2019 - Program Review ,

Closure of Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery for September 2019 Subquota Period

NOAA Fisheries has transferred 60 metric tons (mt) to the General category Atlantic bluefin tuna September subquota period from the Reserve category. With that transfer complete, the General category bluefin fishery will close effective 11:30 p.m. on…
Issued
01/25/2020

Adjustment of 2019 Northern Albacore, North and South Atlantic Swordfish, and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reserve Category Quotas

NOAA Fisheries has adjusted the 2019 baseline quotas for North Atlantic albacore tuna and North and South Atlantic swordfish, as well as the Atlantic bluefin tuna Reserve category. This action is based on the underharvest of 2018 adjusted U.S. quotas…
Effective
01/25/2020

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Commercial Minimum Sizes and Retention Limits

Minimum sizes and retention limits vary by permit type and fish size. Additional requirements may be applicable. View the HMS Commercial Compliance Guide for details.  Permit Type Fishery Status Minimum Size …
Published
01/25/2020