NOAA sets fishing quotas for bluefin tuna

2011 quotas support international recovery efforts and proactively account for unintentionally caught fish

Posted on June 30, 2011 by NOAA

NOAA today announced quotas and other measures for bluefin tuna that underscore the nation’s commitment to sustainable science-based management of this vital fish stock. The allocations divide the available 2011 U.S. bluefin tuna quota of 957 metric tons among commercial and recreational fishing sectors for the fishing season that began on June 1.

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