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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: August 21, 2019

Atlantic Menhaden

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Open Jan - Dec 3,273,781 3,273,781 15% 484,707 2,789,074
Landings Summary
SAFIS DEC Internal
Allocation 3,273,781 3,273,781
Landings 366,150 484,707
Remaining Quota 2,907,631 2,789,074

Black Sea Bass

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 24,640 24,640 122% 30,050 -5,410
CLOSED1 May 1 - May 14 0 0 1,955 -1,955
2 May 15 - Jun 16 81,312 81,312 127% 102,999 -21,687
CLOSED2 Jun 17 - Jun 30 0 0 3,549 -3,549
3 Jul 1 - Jul 18 66,528 41,382 100% 41,382 0
CLOSED3 Jul 19 - Aug 31 0 0 1275 -1,275
4 Sep - Oct 61,600 60,325
5 Nov - Dec 12,320 4,955
Landings Summary
DEC Internal SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 246,400 246,400 246,400
Landings 181,210 162,937 162,985
Remaining Quota 65,190 83,463 83,415

Bluefish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 120,104 120,104 59% 70,420 49,684
2 May - Jun 240,207 240,207 90% 215,965 24,242
3 Jul - Aug 240,207 314,133 40% 126,333 187,800
4 Sep - Oct 120,104 307,904
5 Nov - Dec 80,069 80,069
Landings Summary
DEC Internal SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 800,691 800,691 800,691
Landings 412,718 415,466 409,239
Remaining Quota 387,973 385,225 391,452

Horseshoe Crab

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 15 6,000 6,000 12% 695 5,305
2 Apr 16 - Aug 31 138,000 143,305 104% 149,082 -5,777
3 Sep 1 - Nov 30 6,000 223
4 Dec
Landings Summary
DEC DMR (# crab) SAFIS
Allocation 150,000 150,000
Landings 149,777 93,232
Remaining Quota 223 56,768

Scup

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Summer I May - Jun 886,752 886,752 99% 879,642 7,110
Summer II Jul - Aug 443,376 450,486 59% 264,587 185,899
Summer III September 147,792 333,691
Landings Summary
DEC Internal SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,477,920 1,477,920 1,477,920
Landings 1,144,229 1,137,423 1,227,983
Remaining Quota 333,691 340,497 249,937

Smooth Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Dec 316,051 316,051 40% 125,674 190,377
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 316,051
Landings 125,674
Remaining Quota 190,377

Spiny Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
OPEN May 2019 - Apr 2020 556,387 556,387 3% 15,141 541,246
Landings Summary
SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 556,387 556,387
Landings 15,660 15,830
Remaining Quota 540,727 540,557

Summer Flounder

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan-Feb 100,784 100,784 103% 103,681 -2,897
2 Mar-Apr 142,778 142,778 84% 119,964 22,814
3 May-Jul 352,745 375,559 75% 281,157 94,402
4 Aug-Oct 184,771 279,173 15% 41,167 238,006
5 Nov-Dec 58,791 293,900
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 839,869 839,869 839,869
Landings 545,969 538,770 528,330
Remaining Quota 293,900 301,099 311,539