AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2005
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 36
Number of Trips 434
Number of Sets 4,359
1000 Hooks Set 11,128
Number of Lightsticks 2,166
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 4 1 3 0.00
Blue marlin 1,740 380 1,360 0.16
Striped marlin 243 82 161 0.02
Sailfish 558 59 499 0.05
Spearfish 495 85 410 0.04
Swordfish 229 137 92 0.02
TOTAL BILLFISH 3,269 744 2,525 0.29
SHARKS
Blue shark 5,302 8 5,294 0.48
Shortfin mako shark 249 2 247 0.02
Thresher shark 281 1 280 0.03
White tip oceanic shark 1,211 2 1,209 0.11
Sharks (unknown) 288 0 288 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 7,331 13 7,318 0.66
TUNA
Albacore tuna 192,637 192,301 336 17.31
Bigeye tuna 9,763 9,373 390 0.88
Bluefin tuna 35 31 4 0.00
Skipjack tuna 30,177 24,300 5,877 2.71
Yellowfin tuna 30,073 28,850 1,223 2.70
TOTAL TUNA 262,685 254,855 7,830 23.60
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 3,623 2,784 839 0.33
Moonfish 775 225 550 0.07
Oilfish 3,250 49 3,201 0.29
Pomfret 733 239 494 0.07
Wahoo 15,796 15,366 430 1.42
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 24,177 18,663 5,514 2.17
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 50 22 28 0.00
TOTAL NON-PMUS 50 22 28 0.00
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 297,512 274,297 23,215 26.73
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)