Atlantic Sea Scallop ACL monitoring


Reports Run on: 2022-01-21

For data reported through 2022-01-20

Quota Period: 2021

Quota period dates: April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022

Limited Access sub-ACL

OPEN CA I CA II 2020 CA II 2021 MID-ATL NLS-N NLS-S Deep MONTHLY TOTAL CUMULATIVE TOTAL % OF SUB-ACL (61,713,184 lb) % OF APL (36,613,116 lb)
April 4,324,959 0 155,043 0 660,231 21,400 150,369 5,312,002 5,312,002 8.61% 14.51%
May 2,284,958 32,707 337,033 276,530 1,601,384 74,292 619,767 5,226,671 10,538,673 17.08% 28.78%
June 1,333,733 17,998 61,043 2,322,140 697,435 23,035 933,946 5,389,330 15,928,003 25.81% 43.5%
July 2,086,203 0 0 1,955,746 346,524 0 986,270 5,374,743 21,302,746 34.52% 58.18%
August 1,972,121 0 0 1,337,010 237,934 0 868,161 4,415,226 25,717,972 41.67% 70.24%
September 1,430,094 0 0 0 567,900 0 1,186,878 3,184,872 28,902,844 46.83% 78.94%
October 682,063 0 0 0 581,636 0 826,052 2,089,751 30,992,595 50.22% 84.65%
November 213,168 0 0 0 400,087 0 549,265 1,162,520 32,155,115 52.1% 87.82%
December 262,066 0 0 761,249 248,721 0 168,966 1,441,002 33,596,117 54.44% 91.76%
January 352,386 0 0 114,280 17,620 0 29,750 514,036 34,110,153 55.27% 93.16%
TOTAL 14,941,751 50,705 553,119 6,766,955 5,359,472 118,727 6,319,424 34,110,153


Limited Access General Category sub-ACL

OPEN CA I MID-ATL NLS-S Deep MONTHLY TOTAL CUMULATIVE TOTAL % OF SUB-ACL (3,265,248 lb) % APL (1,937,202 lb)
April 157,314 0 56,532 0 213,846 213,846 6.55% 11.04%
May 176,383 21,031 53,773 0 251,187 465,033 14.24% 24.01%
June 144,224 114,976 56,650 0 315,850 780,883 23.91% 40.31%
July 133,693 122,283 36,100 0 292,076 1,072,959 32.86% 55.39%
August 127,377 100,392 34,971 0 262,740 1,335,699 40.91% 68.95%
September 84,079 50,528 14,865 0 149,472 1,485,171 45.48% 76.67%
October 74,855 0 2,075 0 76,930 1,562,101 47.84% 80.64%
November 59,724 0 0 0 59,724 1,621,825 49.67% 83.72%
December 131,614 0 0 0 131,634 1,753,459 53.7% 90.52%
January 27,423 0 0 0 27,423 1,780,882 54.54% 91.93%
TOTAL 1,116,686 409,210 254,966 0 1,780,882


Limited Access with Limited Access General Category sub-ACL

OPEN CA I MID-ATL NLS-S Deep MONTHLY TOTAL CUMULATIVE TOTAL % OF SUB-ACL (326,525 lb) % APL (193,720 lb)
April 18,457 0 4,638 0 23,095 23,095 7.07% 11.92%
May 14,330 0 0 0 14,330 37,425 11.46% 19.32%
August 849 0 0 0 849 38,274 11.72% 19.76%
September 5,267 0 6,088 0 11,355 49,629 15.2% 25.62%
October 16,419 0 2,310 0 18,729 68,358 20.93% 35.29%
November 14,796 0 0 0 14,796 83,154 25.47% 42.92%
December 23,381 0 0 0 23,381 106,535 32.63% 54.99%
January 3,441 0 0 0 3,441 109,976 33.68% 56.77%
TOTAL 96,940 0 13,036 0 109,976



Access Area Abbreviations: Nantucket Lightship North(NLS-N), Nantucket Lightship South Deep(NLS-S Deep), Nantucket Lightship West (NLS-W), Closed Area I (CA I), Closed Area II (CA II), Mid-Atlantic (MID-ATL)

APL is the annual projected landings from Framework 32

These data are the best available to NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) when this report was compiled. Data for this report are supplied to NMFS from vessels via the Vessel Monitoring System, Vessel Trip Reports and dealer landing records. Data may be preliminary. Discrepancies with previous reports are due to corrections made to the database.