Historical Gulf of Mexico Stock Landings

Please Note: Landings highlighted in gray are considered prelimary landings estimates from MRFSS, MRIP, and headboad landings (Recreational) and inseason dealer reports and expansion estimates (Commercial).  Landings highlighted in light blue are from the Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program and can be viewed at https://portal.southeast.fisheries.noaa.gov/cs/main.html#.  All other landings reflected on this page are final landings from MRFSS, MRIP, and headboat surveys (Recreational) and dealer trip tickets reported to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center Accumulated Landings System (ALS) database (Commercial landings from ACL_FILES_10022015).  Final landings for the most recent fishing year will become available within the following fishing year.

This page was updated on 9/28/16.

 

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings
ACT ACL Units ACT % ACL % Stock Closure Date
Cobia 2016 January 1 - December 31           As Reported      
2015 811,564 63,216 874,780 1,450,000 1,610,000 60.33 54.33  
2014 923,426 67,981 991,407 1,310,000 1,460,000 75.68 67.90  
2013 1,211,101 82,508 1,293,609 1,310,000 1,460,000 98.75 88.60  
2012 924,697 51,407 976,104 1,310,000 1,460,000 74.51 66.86  
2011 1,683,588 68,487 1,752,075 No Quota No Quota n/a n/a n/a
2010 1,317,728 82,139 1,399,867
2009 996,105 61,840 1,057,945
2008 1,312,126 68,221 1,380,347
2007 1,685,402 73,208 1,758,610
2006 1,572,637 81,949 1,654,586
2005 1,461,039 87,582 1,548,621
2004 2,090,425 101,211 2,191,636
2003 2,060,423 111,436 2,171,859
2002 1,227,708 105,252 1,332,960
2001 1,555,656 92,108 1,647,764
2000 1,508,489 129,890 1,638,379
*Gulf Florida East Coast Zone can be found here: http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/sustainable_fisheries/acl_monitoring/commercial_gulf/index.html (commercial) or here: http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/sustainable_fisheries/acl_monitoring/recreational_gulf/index.html (recreational)

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings
ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Cubera Snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 347 1,088 1,435 5,070 28.30 n/a
2014 421 1,395 1,816 5,070 35.82 n/a
2013 2,094 1,004 3,098 5,070 61.10 n/a
2012 378 1,172 1,550 5,065 30.60 n/a

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Deep water grouper 2016 January 1 - December 31         gw    
2015 29,168 955,250 984,418 1,207,000 81.56 n/a
2014 111,916 1,081,145 1,193,061 1,207,000 98.85 n/a
2013 115,772 920,034 1,035,806 1,207,000 85.82 n/a
2012 58,801 966,100 1,024,901 1,216,000 84.28  

(a) The commercial sectors for deep water grouper, tilefishes, and shallow water grouper are managed under the Gulf of Mexico Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program. Please visit: https://portal.southeast.fisheries.noaa.gov/cs/main.html# for additional information. Landings on the IFQ site are updated in real time and therefore may be more comprehensive than the table above.

(b) Deep water grouper: Warsaw, snowy, speckled hind, yellowedge


Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Gray snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 1,792,496 142,018 1,934,514 2,420,000 79.94 n/a
2014 1,996,837 196,366 2,193,203 2,420,000 90.63 n/a
2013 1,836,186 143,644 1,979,830 2,420,000 81.81 n/a
2012 1,304,705 174,394 1,479,099 2,420,000 61.12 n/a

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Hogfish 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 164,444 25,861 190,305 208,000 91.49 n/a
2014 159,982 34,533 195,515 208,000 93.52 n/a
2013 217,759 24,874 242,633 208,000 116.65 12/02/13
2012 250,128 42,989 293,117 208,000 140.92 n/a

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Jacks Complex 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 98,860 32,455 131,315 312,000 42.09 n/a
2014 141,487 55,509 196,996 312,000 63.14 n/a
2013 263,136 77,515 340,651 312,000 109.18 n/a
2012 224,126 75,746 299,872 312,000 96.11 n/a

(a) Jacks Complex: Almaco jack, banded rudderfish, lesser amberjack


Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Lane snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 233,702 46,267 279,969 301,000 93.01 n/a
2014 234,729 29,878 264,607 301,000 87.91 n/a
2013 226,136 23,189 249,325 301,000 82.83 n/a
2012 149,233 28,899 178,132 301,000 59.18 n/a

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Mid-water snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 2,728 41,313 44,041 166,000 26.53 n/a
2014 4,323 80,512 84,835 166,000 51.11 n/a
2013 1,291 65,613 66,904 166,000 40.30 n/a
2012 11,144 120,611 131,755 166,000 79.37 n/a

(a) Mid-water snapper: Silk, wenchman, blackfin, queen snapper


Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Mutton snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 2,154 131,432 133,586 203,000 65.81 n/a
2014 5,039 109,792 114,831 203,000 56.57 n/a
2013 4,960 107,814 112,774 203,000 55.55 n/a
2012 7,156 88,695 95,851 203,000 44.34 n/a

(a) All MRFSS mutton snapper and yellowtail snapper landings reported in Monroe County were assigned to the South Atlantic.


Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/TAC Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Spanish mackerel 2015-2016
(a)
April 1 - March 31 2,616,377 855,609 3,471,986 11,800,000 ww 29.42  
2014-2015 1,946,040 909,378 2,855,418 12,700,000 22.48  
2013-2014 5,232,534 1,464,232 6,696,766 5,150,000 130.03 n/a
2012-2013 3,578,421 1,413,904 4,992,235 5,150,000 96.94  
2011-2012 2,677,119 1,347,945 4,025,064 9,100,000 44.23  
2010-2011 2,964,208 1,248,711 4,212,919 9,100,000 46.30  
2009-2010 1,890,078 942,501 2,832,579 9,100,000 31.13  
2008-2009 2,525,545 2,360,043 4,885,588 9,100,000 53.69  
2007-2008 2,724,709 902,827 3,627,536 9,100,000 39.86  
2006-2007 2,845,319 1,534,040 4,379,359 9,100,000 48.12  
2005-2006 1,595,371 1,221,294 2,816,665 9,100,000 30.95  
2004-2005 2,665,254 1,986,512 4,651,766 9,100,000 51.12  
2003-2004 2,742,259 941,702 3,683,961 9,100,000 40.48  
2002-2003 3,171,267 1,745,064 4,916,331 9,100,000 54.03  
2001-2002 3,453,003 810,099 4,263,102 9,100,000 46.85  
2000-2001 2,787,759 1,054,259 3,842,018 9,100,000 42.22  
 (a) Commercial data for 2015-2016 are preliminary.


Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Shallow water grouper 2016 January 1 - December 31         gw    
2015 137,890 238,427 376,317 700,000 53.76 n/a
2014 79,639 230,248 309,887 700,000 44.27 n/a
2013 195,318 300,735 496,053 700,000 70.86 n/a
2012 134,840 298,102 432,942 688,000 62.93  
(a) Shallow water grouper: Black, scamp, yellowmouth, yellowfin

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Tilefishes 2016 January 1 - December 31         gw    
2015 241,736 537,512 779,248 608,000 128.17 n/a
2014 25,821 517,268 543,089 608,000 89.32 n/a
2013 122,826 440,091 562,917 608,000 92.59 n/a
2012 7,896 451,121 459,017 608,000 75.50  
(a) Tilefishes: golden, goldface, and blueline

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Vermilion snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 886,587 1,396,545 2,283,132 3,420,000 66.76 n/a
2014 1,160,951 1,759,141 2,920,092 3,420,000 85.38 n/a
2013 1,118,790 1,418,401 2,537,191 3,420,000 74.19 n/a
2012 756,052 2,410,891 3,166,943 3,420,000 92.60  

Species Complex Year Fishing Season Recreational Landings Commercial Landings Total Landings ACL/Quota Units Percent of ACL Stock Closure Date
Yellowtail snapper 2016 January 1 - December 31         ww    
2015 78,127 416,360 494,487 901,125 54.87 n/a
2014 21,536 760,395 781,931 901,125 86.77 n/a
2013 6,991 734,112 741,103 901,125 82.24 n/a
2012 5,007 630,984 635,991 725,000 87.72 n/a
(a) All MRFSS mutton snapper and yellowtail snapper landings reported in Monroe County were assigned to the South Atlantic