NOTICE: Effective at 0001 hour on October 15, 2021, vessels are prohibited from fishing for or landing more than 5,000 lb of Atlantic mackerel per trip in or from federal waters through December 31, 2021. Vessels may not land Atlantic mackerel more than once per calendar day. For details, please refer to the federal registry

Report Run on: 2021-12-02

For data reported through 2021-12-02

Quota Period: 2021

Quota period dates: January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

Most Recent Weeks Landings (Pounds) Cumulative Landings (Pounds) Quota (Pounds) Percent of Quota (%)
Total 36,090 11,999,200 38,166,426 31.44%
Tier 3 5,232 105,507 2,671,650 3.95%

Atlantic Mackerel

Tier 3 Vessels


Vessels issued Tier 3 Atlantic Mackerel permits are allocated 7% of the total annual mackerel quota. When 90% of the Tier 3 allocation is projected to be harvested, the possession limit will be reduced to 20,000 lb per trip per day.

These data are the best available to NOAA Fisheries Service when this report was compiled. Data are supplied to NOAA Fisheries Service by dealers via Dealer Electronic Reporting to the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) and/or by state agencies and may be preliminary. Discrepancies with data from previous Weekly Landings Reports are due to corrections made to the database.