Gulf of Mexico 2011 Recreational Landings and Annual Catch Limits (ACLs)

2011 Recreational Landings (lbs) by Two-month Wavea
Species Complex Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Jul-Aug Sep-Oct Nov-Dec Total Reported 2011 ACL/Quota ACL % Closure Date
Gag 50,913 87,532 136,802 18,241 262,038 104,761 660,287 964,000 68.5%  
Gray Triggerfish 23,547 56,424 227,238 102,260 34,280 17,800 461,549 457,000 101.0%  
Greater Amberjack 57,948 99,607 202,808 296,939 285,415 89,346 1,032,063 1,315,224 78.5%  
Red Grouper 11,386 46,542 182,885 225,553 98,099 79,280 643,745 1,510,000 42.6%  
Red Snapper 45,958 46,225 2,870,604 1,601,182 4,182 34,402 4,602,553 3,870,000 118.9% 07/19/11b

(a) Landings are reported in gutted weight for groupers; greater amberjack landings exclude Monroe County, Florida.

(b) Red snapper recreational sector was open from June 1-July 18. Landings prior to June 1 are from Texas state waters.

 

 

2011-2012 Recreational Landings (lbs) by Two-month Wave
Species Complex Season Jul-Aug Sept-Oct Nov-Dec Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Total Reported 2012 ACL/Quota Units ACL % Closure Date
King Mackerel Jul 1 - June 30 648,391 311,313 174,582 207,049 680,815 784,023 2,806,173 8,092,000 ww 34.68  
 
Definitions:
  ww = whole weight
  gw = gutted weight