NOAA Fisheries Sea Scallop Fishery Monitoring

Atlantic Sea Scallop
Atlantic Sea Scallop (Placopecten magellanicus)
(Credit: Peter Christopher, NOAA)

Analysis and Program Support Division
55 Great Republic Drive
Gloucester, MA 01930


Last Updated: July 24, 2014

2014 Fishing Year

Limited Access Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Scallop Sub-ACLs
Limited Access Vessels
Limited Access General Category IFQ Vessels
Limited Access Vessels with Limited Access General Category IFQ Permits

Yellowtail Flounder Sub-ACLs
Georges Bank Stock Area
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Stock Area

Windowpane Flounder Sub-ACL
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Stock Area

Limited Access General Category
Northern Gulf of Maine Landings
Closed Area I Access Area Trips
Closed Area II Access Area Trips
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Trips
Hudson Canyon Access Area Trips
Delmarva Access Area Trips

Observer Set-Asides
Scallop Observer Program Set-Asides

2013 Fishing Year

Limited Access Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Scallop Sub-ACLs
Limited Access Vessels
Limited Access General Category IFQ Vessels
Limited Access Vessels with Limited Access General Category IFQ Permits

Yellowtail Flounder Sub-ACLs
Georges Bank Stock Area
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Stock Area

Windowpane Flounder Sub-ACL
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Stock Area

Limited Access General Category
Northern Gulf of Maine Landings
Closed Area I Access Area Trips
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Trips
Hudson Canyon Access Area Trips

Observer Set-Asides
Open Areas Days-at-Sea
Closed Area I Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Closed Area II Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Hudson Canyon Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Limited Access General Category IFQ Total Allowable Catch
Scallop Observer Program Overall Set-Aside


2012 Fishing Year

Limited Access Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Scallop Sub-ACLs
Limited Access Vessels
Limited Access General Category IFQ Vessels
Limited Access Vessels with Limited Access General Category IFQ Permits

Yellowtail Flounder Sub-ACLs
Georges Bank Stock Area
Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic Stock Area

Limited Access General Category
Northern Gulf of Maine Landings
Closed Area I Access Area Trips
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Trips
Hudson Canyon Access Area Trips
Delmarva Access Area Trips - CLOSED

Observer Set-Asides
Open Areas Days-at-Sea
Closed Area I Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Closed Area II Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Hudson Canyon Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Delmarva Access Area Total Allowable Catch - CLOSED


2011 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Yellowtail Flounder Catch
Sub-ACL
Georges Bank Access Areas

Limited Access General Category
Northern Gulf of Maine Landings
Closed Area I Access Area Trips
Hudson Canyon Access Area Trips - CLOSED to LAGC IFQ trips
Elephant Trunk Access Area Trips - No Longer an Access Area as of August 1, 2011
Delmarva Access Area Trips

Observer Set-Asides
Open Areas Days-at-Sea
Closed Area I Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Closed Area II Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Hudson Canyon Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Elephant Trunk Access Area Total Allowable Catch - No Longer an Access Area as of August 1, 2011
Delmarva Access Area Total Allowable Catch


2010 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Yellowtail Bycatch
Nantucket Lightship Access Area

Limited Access General Category
Northern Gulf of Maine Landings
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Trips
Elephant Trunk Access Area Trips
Delmarva Access Area Trips - CLOSED to LAGC IFQ trips

Observer Set-Asides
Open Areas Days-at-Sea
Nantucket Lightship Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Elephant Trunk Access Area Total Allowable Catch
Delmarva Access Area Total Allowable Catch


2009 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Yellowtail By-Catch
Closed Area II Scallop Access Area - CLOSED

Limited Access General Category IFQ and NGOM Program Monitoring
Limited Access General Category Scallop Monitoring Report - CLOSED
Limited Access General Category Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Monitoring Report

Limited Access General Category Access Areas Trip Count
Elephant Trunk Scallop Access Area - CLOSED to general category trips
DelMarVa Scallop Access Area - CLOSED to general category trips


2008 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Limited Access General Category IFQ and NGOM Program Monitoring
Limited Access General Category Scallop Monitoring Report - CLOSED
Limited Access General Category Northern Gulf of Maine Scallop Monitoring Report

Yellowtail By-Catch
Nantucket Lightship Scallop Access Areas - CLOSED

General Category Access Areas Trip Count
Elephant Trunk Scallop Access Area - CLOSED to general category trips
Nantucket Lightship Scallop Access Area - CLOSED due to yellowtail flounder bycatch TAC

General Category Access Areas Trip Count - March 1, 2008 Opening
Elephant Trunk Scallop Access Area March 1 Opening


2007 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Yellowtail By-Catch
Nantucket Lightship Scallop Access Areas
Closed Area I Scallop Access Areas

General Category Access Areas Trip Count
Nantucket Lightship Scallop Access Area
Closed Area I Scallop Access Area
Elephant Trunk Scallop Access Area


2006 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas

Yellowtail By-Catch in Nantucket Lightship Scallop Access Areas
Yellowtail By-Catch in Closed Area II Scallop Access Areas
General Category Access Areas Trip Count


2005 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open Areas
Access Areas
Open and Access Areas

Yellowtail By-Catch in US/Canada Area


2004 Fishing Year

Monthly Preliminary Fishery Statistics
Landings by Stock Area, Port and Gear Type

Limited Access Monthly Days-at-Sea Usage
Open and Access Areas

Yellowtail By-Catch in US/Canada Area