Total Allowable Catch For Eastern Tuna & Billfish

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
18 February 2011, at 12:00am

AUSTRALIA - The AFMA Commission determined the commercial catch limits for the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery on 11 February 2011.

Catch limits will apply to the major species in the fishery (Albacore Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Broadbill Swordfish, Striped Marlin, and Yellowfin Tuna) will be subject to direct catch limits.

The catch limits for the species are below:

Species TACC (tonnes)
Albacore Tuna 2,500
Bigeye Tuna 1,056
Broadbill Swordfish 1,056
Striped Marlin 390
Yellowfin Tuna 2,200
For more information on the ETBF TACC, please visit the AFMA website.