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2013 Quotas

2013 Annual Scup Specifications (January 1-December 31)

Overfishing Limit (OFL)47.80 million lb
Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC)38.71 million lb
Annual Catch Limit (ACL)38.71 million lb
Annual Catch Target (ACT)38.71 million lb
Total Allowable Landings (TAL)31.08 million lb
Optimal Yield (OY)Long term average amount of desired yield, not to exceed maximum sustainable yield.

Research Set-Aside:  958,950 lb

Final Commercial Quota:  23.53 million lb

Quota PeriodMonthsQuota (lb)
Winter IJanuary to April10,613,157
SummerMay to October9,163,877
Winter II*November to December3,750,249
Total 23,527,283

*See inseason adjustments

Recreational Harvest Limit (RHL):  7.55 million lb