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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 11, 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 10% 323,224 2,933,544
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS
Allocation 3,256,768 3,256,768
Landings 323,224 142,084
Remaining Quota 2,933,544 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 90% 22,462 2,405
2 May 15 - Jun 30 82,062 82,062 115% 94,000 -11,938
3 Jul - Aug 67,141 55,203 105% 57,798 -2,595
4 Sep - Oct 62,168 59,573 126% 74,840 -15,267
5 Nov - Dec 12,434 -428 -3370% 14,422 -14,850
Landings Summary
DEC Internal SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 248,672 248,672 248,672
Landings 263,522 247,375 247,224
Remaining Quota -14,850 1,297 1,448

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 188,067 188,067 173% 325,614 -137,547
3 Jul - Aug 263,294 238,327 40% 96,115 142,212
4 Sep - Oct 112,840 255,052 38% 97,466 157,586
5 Nov - Dec 75,227 232,813 4% 8,540 224,273
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 752,268 752,268 752,268
Landings 527,995 524,258 524,107
Remaining Quota 224,273 228,010 228,161

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% 1 5,999
2 Apr 16 - Aug 31 138,000 143,999 93% 133,948 10,051
3 Sep 1 - Nov 30 6,000 16,051 14% 2,258 13,793
4 Dec 0 13,793
Landings Summary
DEC DMR (# crab) SAFIS (lbs)
Allocation 150,000 400,500
Landings 136,207 209,745
Remaining Quota 13,793 190,755

Scup

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
Summer I May - Jun 886,752 886,752 100% 888,032 -1,280
Summer II Jul - Aug 295,584 294,304 129% 380,300 -85,996
Summer III September 295,584 209,588 60% 125,176 84,412
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,477,920 1,477,920 1,477,920
Landings 1,393,508 1,370,372 1,463,226
Remaining Quota 84,412 107,548 14,694

Smooth Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Dec 316,051 316,051 55% 172,315 143,736
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 316,051
Landings 172,315
Remaining Quota 143,736

Spiny Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 May - Dec 723,773 723,773 6% 42,935 680,838
2 Jan - Apr 310,188 991,026 0% 885 990,141
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,033,961 1,033,961 1,033,961
Landings 43,820 48,212 43,383
Remaining Quota 990,141 985,749 990,578

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% 33,087 12,514
3 May 63,842 63,842 124% 79,101 -15,259
4 Jun - Jul 123,124 107,865 99% 106,565 1,300
5 Aug - Sep 63,842 65,142 138% 90,060 -24,918
6 Oct 22,801 10,397 325% 33,781 -23,384
7 Dec 22,801 11,105 1% 115 10,990
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 456,013* 456,013* 496,013
Landings 445,024 418,299 419,033
Remaining Quota 10,989 37,714 76,980

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