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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: September 13, 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 16% 526,823 2,746,958
Landings Summary
SAFIS DEC DMR
Allocation 3,273,781 3,273,781
Landings 386,220 526,823
Remaining Quota 2,887,561 2,746,958

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% 30,070 -5,430
CLOSED1 May 1 - May 14 0 0 1,955 -1,955
2 May 15 - Jun 16 81,312 81,312 127% 103,539 -22,227
CLOSED2 Jun 17 - Jun 30 0 0 3,599 -3,599
3 Jul 1 - Jul 18 66,528 40,702 100% 40,702 0
CLOSED3 Jul 19 - Aug 31 0 0 3,200 -3,200
4 Sep - Oct 61,600 58,400 14% 8,235 50,165
5 Nov - Dec 12,320 55,100
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 246,400 246,400 246,400
Landings 191,300 171,527 163,166
Remaining Quota 55,100 74,873 83,234

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% 216,083 24,124
3 Jul - Aug 240,207 314,015 49% 154,323 159,692
4 Sep - Oct 120,104 279,796 4% 12,136 267,660
5 Nov - Dec 80,069 347,729
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 800,691 800,691 800,691
Landings 452,962 453,088 439,420
Remaining Quota 347,729 347,603 361,271

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 29 138,000 143,305 104% 149,288 -5,983
CLOSED1 Jun 30 - Dec 6,000 17 197 -180
Landings Summary
DEC DMR (# crab) SAFIS
Allocation 150,000 150,000
Landings 150,180 93,430
Remaining Quota -180 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% 883,337 3,415
Summer II Jul - Aug 443,376 446,791 78% 347,009 99,782
Summer III September 147,792 247,574 10% 25,472 222,102
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 1,477,920 1,477,920 1,477,920
Landings 1,255,818 1,242,259 1,308,867
Remaining Quota 222,102 235,661 169,053

Smooth Dogfish

DEC DMR Accounting
Period Name Period Dates Allocation Period Quota % Period Quota Landings Rollover
1 Jan - Dec 316,051 316,051 51% 159,965 156,086
Landings Summary
DEC DMR
Allocation 316,051
Landings 159,965
Remaining Quota 156,086

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% 18,945 540,610
Landings Summary
SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 556,387 556,387
Landings 18,945 18,105
Remaining Quota 540,610 538,282

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% 124,449 18,279
3 May-Jul 352,745 371,024 78% 289,319 81,705
4 Aug-Oct 184,771 266,476 42% 112,385 154,091
5 Nov-Dec 58,791 209,985
Landings Summary
DEC DMR SAFIS GARFO
Allocation 839,869 839,869 839,869
Landings 629,884 615,199 598,678
Remaining Quota 209,985 224,670 241,191