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2014 Quotas

2014 Annual Scup Specifications (January 1-December 31)

Stock Scup
Overfishing Limit (OFL) 47.80 million lb
Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) 35.99 million lb
Annual Catch Limit (ACL) 35.99 million lb
Annual Catch Target (ACT) 35.99 million lb
Total Allowable Landings (TAL) 29.87 million lb
Optimal Yield (OY) Long term average amount of desired yield, not to exceed maximum sustainable yield.

Research Set-Aside:  896,100 lb

Final Commercial Quota:  21.95 million lb

Quota Period Months Quota (lb)
Winter I January to April 9,900,300
Summer May to October 8,548,364
Winter II* November to December 3,498,355
Total   21,947,018

*See inseason adjustments below.

Recreational Harvest Limit (RHL):  7.03 million lb