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2013 Quotas

2013 Annual Spiny Dogfish Specifications (May 1-April 30)

Stock Spiny Dogfish
Overfishing Limit (OFL) 67.576 million lb
Acceptable Biological Catch (ABC) 54.474 million lb
Annual Catch Limit (ACL) 54.295 million lb
Annual Catch Target (ACT) 52.598 million lb
Total Allowable Landings (TAL) 40.900 million lb
Optimal Yield (OY) Not Applicable

Research Set-Aside:  Not Applicable

Commercial Quota:  40.842 million lb (Period 1 - 57.9%; Period 2 - 42.1%)

Spiny Dogfish Quota and Possession Limits

Quota Period Allocation (lb) Possession Limit (lb)
1. May 1 – October 31 23,647,518 4,000
2. November 1 – April 30 17,194,482 4,000