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Commercial Fishing Quota Usage Report

The New York Commercial Fisheries Quota Usage Report is compiled from various sources of data detailing all landings in New York State.

Landings information listed in this report are comprised of data from the following:

  • state and federal dealer reports submitted online to SAFIS,
  • vessel trip reports from federal permit holders submitted to NOAA Fisheries Service
  • vessel trip reports from state permit holders submitted to DEC Division of Marine Resources
  • vessel trip reports from state permit holders submitted online to SAFIS

The report below should be considered preliminary. Discrepancies between this and prior reports may be based on corrections to data from all sources and late reporting.

Data sources

All available data is used to determine fisheries status and trip limit changes.

Unless otherwise noted below, all landings are represented in pounds (lbs.)

This information is provided as a service to our fishing community in the interest of transparency and improved communication. This data is provided as is and subject to changes and corrections.

Updated: December 31, 2018

Atlantic Menhaden

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Open Jan - TBD 3,256,768 3,256,768 13% 419,300 2,837,468
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS
Allocation 3,256,768 3,256,768
Landings 419,300 142,084
Remaining Quota 2,837,468 3,114,684

Black Sea Bass

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan 1 - Apr 30 24,867 24,867 92% 22,925 1,942
2 May 15 - Jun 30 82,062 82,062 116% 94,047 -12,985
3 Jul - Aug 67,141 54,156 110% 59,762 -5,606
4 Sep - Oct 62,168 56,562 135% 76,134 -19,572
5 Nov - Dec 12,434 -5,196 -630% 32,744 -37,940
Landings Summary
DEC Internal SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 248,672 248,672 248,672
Landings 286,612 256,217 250,823
Remaining Quota -37,940 -7,545 -2,151

Bluefish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 112,840 112,840 0% 260 112,580
2 May - Jun 188,067 188,067 175% 328,630 -140,563
3 Jul - Aug 263,294 235,300 43% 100,267 135,044
4 Sep - Oct 112,840 247,884 41% 100,458 147,426
5 Nov - Dec 75,227 222,653 5% 10,993 211,660
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 752,268 752,268 752,268
Landings 540,608 525,308 524,438
Remaining Quota 211,660 226,960 227,830

Horseshoe Crab

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 15 6,000 6,000 0% 69 5,931
2 Apr 16 - Aug 31 138,000 143,931 95% 137,232 6,699
3 Sep 1 - Nov 30 6,000 12,699 22% 2,828 9,871
4 Dec 0 9,871 1% 50 9,821
Landings Summary
DEC DMR (# crab) SAFIS (lbs)
Allocation 150,000 400,500
Landings 140,179 211,347
Remaining Quota 9,821 189,153

Scup

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Summer I May - Jun 886,752 886,752 100% 890,184 -3,432
Summer II Jul - Aug 295,584 292,152 131% 384,118 -91,966
Summer III September 295,584 203,618 62% 125,407 78,211
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,477,920 1,477,920 1,477,920
Landings 1,399,709 1,373,466 1,493,226
Remaining Quota 78,211 104,454 -15,306

Smooth Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Dec 316,051 316,051 56% 176,893 139,158
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 316,051
Landings 176,893
Remaining Quota 139,158

Spiny Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 May - Dec 723,773 723,773 6% 46,815 676,958
2 Jan - Apr 310,188 987,146 0% 885 986,261
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,033,961 1,033,961 1,033,961
Landings 47,700 48,212 43,683
Remaining Quota 986,261 985,749 990,278

Summer Flounder

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Mar 114,003 114,003 90% 102,315 11,688
2 Apr 45,601 45,601 73% 33,267 12,334
3 May 63,842 63,842 125% 79,666 -15,824
4 Jun - Jul 123,124 107,300 100% 106,811 489
5 Aug - Sep 63,842 64,331 140% 90,340 -26,009
6 Oct 22,801 9,126 365% 33,319 -24,193
7 Dec 22,801 10,296 349% 35,898 -25,602
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 456,013* 456,013* 496,013
Landings 481,616 442,949 424,216
Remaining Quota -25,603 13,064 71,797

* this summer flounder allocation represents a voluntary overage pay back of 40,000 lbs.