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

2012 Recreational Landings (lbs) by Two-month Wave
Species Complex Season Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Jul-Aug Sep-Oct Nov-Dec Total Reported 2012 ACL/Quota Units ACL % Closure Date
Gag Jul 1 - Oct 31 8,818 32,657 150,509 554,486 191,970 107 938,547 1,232,000 gw 76%  
Gray triggerfish
Jan 1 - Dec 31
3,819 100,565 132,439 30,128 2,755 8,014 277,720 217,100 ww 128%
06/11/12
Greater amberjack 125,453 409,482 291,407 285,609 109,502 101,335 1,322,788 1,368,000 ww 97%  
Red grouper 60,632 275,627 681,582 362,224 143,004 229,861 1,752,930 1,900,000 gw 92%  
Red snapper 48,088 57,142 2,957,172 2,695,442 24,413 21,068 5,803,324 3,959,000 ww 147%  
Goliath grouper Closed to
Recreational
Harvest
x x x x x x x 0 ww x n/a
Nassau grouper x x x x x x x 0 ww x n/a

 * Landings came from only MRFSS data except for Red Snapper and Gray Triggerfish which also include headboat landings.  Greater amberjack and gag landings exclude Monroe County, Florida.

 

2012-2013 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 1,562,744 302,729 214,769 244,268 360,591 1,417,745 4,102,846 8,092,000 ww 50.70  
 
Definitions:
  ww = whole weight
  gw = gutted weight

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