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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: November 1, 2019

Atlantic Menhaden

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Open Jan - Dec 1,770,675 1,770,675 43% 756,412 1,014,412
Landings Summary
SAFIS DEC DMR
Allocation 1,770,675 1,770,675
Landings 601,568 756,412
Remaining Quota 1,169,615 1,014,263

Black Sea Bass

DEC DMR Accounting (additional quota transfer for period 5 of 15,000 lbs from North Carolina)
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Apr 24,640 24,640 123% 30,370 -5,730
CLOSED1 May 1 - May 14 0 0 1,955 -1,955
2 May 15 - Jun 16 81,312 81,312 128% 103,764 -22,452
CLOSED2 Jun 17 - Jun 30 0 0 3,599 -3,599
3 Jul 1 - Jul 18 66,528 40,477 100% 40,477 0
CLOSED3 Jul 19 - Aug 31 0 0 3,921 -3,921
4 Sep - Oct 61,600 57,679 88% 50,611 7,068
5 Nov - Dec 27,320 26,703
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 261,400 261,400 261,400
Landings 227,004 219,970 213,773
Remaining Quota 26,703 41,430 47,627

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% 216,100 24,107
3 Jul - Aug 240,207 313,998 50% 156,719 157,279
4 Sep - Oct 120,104 277,383 32% 88,928 188,455
5 Nov - Dec 80,069 268,524
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 800,691 800,691 800,691
Landings 532,167 539,597 522,032
Remaining Quota 268,524 261,094 278,659

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 - Jun 29 138,000 143,305 105% 149,938 -6,633
CLOSED1 Jun 30 - Dec 6,000 -633 197 -830
Landings Summary
DEC DMR (# crab) SAFIS
Allocation 150,000 150,000
Landings 150,830 93,430
Remaining Quota -830 56,570

Scup

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Summer I May - Jun 886,752 886,752 100% 883,837 2,915
Summer II Jul - Aug 443,376 446,291 79% 352,870 93,421
Summer III September 147,792 241,213 56% 135,825 105,388
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 1,477,920
Landings 1,368,118
Remaining Quota 105,388

Smooth Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Dec 316,051 316,051 61% 192,701 123,350
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 316,051
Landings 192,701
Remaining Quota 123,350

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 4% 22,859 533,528
Landings Summary
SAFIS
Allocation 556,387
Landings 22,859
Remaining Quota 533,528

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 87% 124,569 18,209
3 May-Jul 352,745 370,954 79% 291,204 79,750
4 Aug-Oct 184,771 264,521 71% 186,981 77,540
5 Nov-Dec 58,791 133,434
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 839,869 839,869 839,869
Landings 706,435 701,802 689,905
Remaining Quota 133,434 138,067 149,964