2016 Commercial Pacific Bluefin Tuna Catch Limit In The Eastern Pacific Ocean

2016-01-19T15:30:47+00:00 January 19, 2016|
School of Bluefin Tuna. (Credit: NOAA Fisheries)

(Click to enlarge) School of Bluefin Tuna. (Credit: NOAA Fisheries)

NMFS is announcing that the Pacific bluefin tuna catch limit applicable to U.S. commercial fishing vessels in the eastern Pacific Ocean (EPO) in 2016 is 425 metric tons (mt).

(From the Federal Register) — This notice is necessary to inform fishery participants of the catch limit established in a final rule published on July 8, 2015.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/01/15/2016-00738/international-fisheries-pacific-tuna-fisheries-2016-commercial-pacific-bluefin-tuna-catch-limit-in