Table 5: FY 2016 Northeast Multispecies Estimated Discards (mt)
 
Stock Total Discards Groundfish Fishery Sector Common Pool Recreational Midwater Trawl Herring Fishery  Scallop Fishery  Small Mesh Fisheries State Water Other
A to H A+B+C A B C D E F G H
GB Cod 66.9 24.6 24.6 0.1         9.5 32.8
GOM Cod 200.3 196.6 9.9 0.3 186.4       0.4 3.3
GB Haddock 1210.3 945.6 945.6 0.0   3.6     14.0 247.2
GOM Haddock 510.6 411.0 83.6 0.6 326.8 -     3.8 95.8
GB Yellowtail Flounder 7.3 0.5 0.5 -     2.1 4.8 - 0.0
SNE/MA Yellowtail Flounder 22.1 3.0 1.4 1.5     10.7   0.3 8.0
CC/GOM Yellowtail Flounder 62.2 15.7 14.3 1.3         0.4 46.1
Plaice 122.5 94.6 93.0 1.5         3.1 24.9
Witch Flounder 117.5 64.4 63.9 0.5         2.0 51.1
GB Winter Flounder 5.0 1.2 1.2 -         - 3.8
GOM Winter Flounder 17.3 5.0 5.0 0.0         7.3 5.0
SNE/MA Winter Flounder 111.6 9.6 7.7 1.8         1.7 100.3
Redfish 55.9 51.7 51.7 0.0         1.6 2.7
White Hake 43.6 35.4 35.4 -         0.9 7.4
Pollock 693.3 74.7 74.7 0.0         347.5 271.1
Northern Windowpane 83.6 45.0 45.0 0.0         0.7 37.9
Southern Windowpane 404.7 126.7 108.3 18.4     84.4   15.5 178.1
Ocean Pout 43.3 17.1 16.3 0.8         0.4 25.8
Halibut 39.0 36.6 36.6 0.0         1.3 1.1
Wolffish 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.0         0.0 0.1
                   
1Discards include any FY 2012 carryover caught by sectors in FY 2013.
Values in metric tons of live weight
Sector and common pool include estimate of missing dealer reports
Source:  NMFS Northeast Regional Office
Source:  NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
October 17, 2017, run dates of June 25, 2017 and September 19, 2017
These data are the best available to NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Data sources for this report include: (1) Vessels via VMS; (2) Vessels via vessel logbook reports; (3) Dealers via Dealer Electronic reporting; (4) Observers and at-sea monitors via the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program. Differences with previous reports are due to corrections made to the database.