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Transfer of 30 mt to Bluefin Tuna Harpoon Category for 2019

NOAA Fisheries has transferred 30 mt to the Harpoon category Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) quota from the Reserve category. With this transfer, the adjusted Harpoon category quota is 76 mt for the 2019 fishing season. The adjusted Reserve category
Effective
07/24/2019

Adjustment to Bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit to One Fish for June‚ÄďAugust Subquota Period

Beginning July 11, 2019, Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category permit holders and authorized HMS Charter/Headboat category vessels fishing commercially can retain one BFT measuring 73” or greater per vessel per day/trip. This adjusted limit
Effective
07/24/2019

All Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Trophy Fisheries Closed Through 2019

Permitted fishermen may not retain, possess, or land bluefin measuring 73 inches or greater.

Closure of Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Northern Area Trophy Fishery

The bluefin tuna Angling category northern area trophy fishery is closed effective 11:30 p.m. on June 27, 2019, through December 31, 2019. Based on the best available landings information, NOAA Fisheries has determined that the subquota of 1.8 mt for
Effective
07/24/2019

Closure of Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Gulf of Mexico Trophy Fishery

The bluefin tuna Angling category Gulf of Mexico trophy fishery is closed effective 11:30 p.m. on May 31, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Based on the best available landings information, NOAA Fisheries has determined that the subquota of 1.8 mt
Effective
07/24/2019

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

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
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07/31/2019

Adjustment to Bluefin Tuna General Category Daily Retention Limit for June-August Subquota Time Period

NOAA Fisheries adjusted the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) General category daily retention limit from the default limit of one to three large medium or giant BFT (measuring 73 inches or greater) per vessel per day/trip for the beginning of the
Effective
07/24/2019

Draft Three-Year Review of the Individual Bluefin Quota Program

An evaluation of the effectiveness of the Individual Bluefin Quota Program in meeting the goals and objectives specified in Amendment 7 to the 2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan.
May 09, 2019 - Program Review ,

Adjustment to Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Recreational Daily Retention Limit

The Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) daily retention limit that applies to vessels permitted in the Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Angling category and the HMS Charter/Headboat category when fishing recreationally for bluefin has been adjusted for the
Effective
07/24/2019

Temporary Reopening of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery

The Atlantic bluefin tuna quota General category fishery will reopen for two days within the October through November subquota period—effective 12:30 a.m., October 15 through 11:30 p.m., October 16, 2018. This action is intended to provide a
Effective
07/24/2019