1 Currently, the best available annual estimate of dead discards for the 2017 pelagic longline fishery is the 2016 estimate of 25.0 mt.
2 The Adjusted Quota column in the table above reflects the adjusted quota as of December 31, 2017. Category quotas were adjusted by inseason and other actions during the year as shown below.
This notice is a courtesy to Atlantic tuna fishery interests to keep you informed about the fishery. Official notice of Federal fishery actions is made through filing such notice with the Office of the Federal Register. To view this notice please click here. To view catch statistics from previous months, please click here or contact Brad McHale at (978) 281-9260.
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