New Quotas Announced for Mackerel and Butterfish Fisheries – National Marine Fisheries Service,

 Through this action, the butterfish mortality cap will also be increased by 1,299 mt (141 percent increase over the 2012 butterfish mortality cap).  The increased butterfish mortality cap will allow the longfin squid fishery to fish longer and obtain their full longfin squid allocation. The Atlantic mackerel quota is unchanged from 2012 and is being implemented for 3 years, from 2013 through 2015
 Effective Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013  Read the Bulletin