2018 Surfclam/Ocean Quahog
Quota Report
Report run on:
For data reported through:
Quota Period:
Quota Period Dates:
February 20, 2018
February 19, 2018

2018
01/01/18 to 12/31/18

Species Bushels* Percent
of Quota*
Quota
(Bushels)
SURFCLAM 132,598 3.9 3,400,000
OCEAN QUAHOG 137,216 2.6 5,333,000
MAINE QUAHOG 2,733 2.7 100,000


For Maine Quahog closures, click on the following link:
Maine Quahog Closures Page

Data are provided by the Northeast Region/Analysis and Program Support Division of NOAA Fisheries. These figures are based on the 2018 dealer/processor shellfish reports for purchases made through February 19, 2018 and may be preliminary.
Maine bushels have been converted to standard bushels for the 'Ocean Quahog' data but remain in Maine bushels for the 'Maine Quahog' data.
*The landings in these fields exclude 'Confidential' data.



2018 Surfclam/Ocean Quahog Landings by period

Period Begin
Date
End
Date
Surfclam
Bushels
Surfclam
Bushels
(Cumulative)
Ocean Quahog
Bushels
Ocean Quahog
Bushels
(Cumulative)
Maine Quahog
Bushels
Maine Quahog
Bushels
(Cumulative)
01 01-JAN 15-JAN 23,744 23,744 25,952 25,952 864 864
02 16-JAN 31-JAN 60,438 84,182 62,208 88,160 1,017 1,881
03 01-FEB 15-FEB 48,416 132,598 49,056 137,216 852 2,733
Totals:*     132,598   137,216   2,733  

Data are provided by the Northeast Region/Analysis and Program Support Division of NOAA Fisheries. These figures are based on the 2018 dealer/processor shellfish reports for purchases made through February 19, 2018 and may be preliminary.
Maine bushels have been converted to standard bushels for the 'Ocean Quahog' data but remain in Maine bushels for the 'Maine Quahog' data.
*The landings in these fields exclude 'Confidential' data.



Plot of YP by mezzo



Plot of YP by mezzo



Plot of YP by mezzo