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

2013 Recreational Landings (lbs) by Two-month Wave (a)
Species Complex Season Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Jul-Aug Sep-Oct Nov-Dec Total Reported ACL/Quota Units Dataset ACL % Closure Date
Gag Jan 1 - Dec 31 10,493 94 62,321 925,354 244,701 192,458 1,435,421 1,495,000 gw MRFSS 96%  
Gray triggerfish 14,852 23,594 121,500 95,819 189,063 8,423 453,251 241,200 ww MRFSS 188%
10/15/13
Greater amberjack 40,660 472,744 247,083 323,803 406,854 43,318 1,534,462 1,299,000 ww MRFSS 118%  
Red grouper 78,219 107,364 674,923 874,689 263,075 378,841 2,377,111 1,900,000 gw MRFSS 125%  
Red snapper 48,752 15,493 6,831,129 92,069 2,577,617 9,962 9,575,022 5,390,000 ww MRIP 178%  
Goliath grouper Closed to
Recreational
Harvest
x x x x x x x 0 ww MRFSS x n/a
Nassau grouper x x x x x x x 0 ww MRFSS x n/a

(a) Landings include MRFSS/MRIP, Headboat, and TPWD data.  

 

2013-2014 Preliminary Recreational Landings (lbs) by Two-month Wave (b)
Species Complex Season Jul-Aug Sept-Oct Nov-Dec Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Total Reported ACL/Quota Units Dataset ACL % Closure Date
King Mackerel Jul 1 - June 30 640,899 264,693 267,137 144,082 395,581 1,095,055 2,807,447 7,344,000 ww MRFSS 38.23  
(b) Landings include MRFSS, Headboat, and TPWD data.


Please note that some species are managed under stock ACLs (one ACL for both recreational and commercial sectors).  Please visit the Stock ACL page for this information.

Definitions:
  ww = whole weight
  gw = gutted weight

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