AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2006
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 28
Number of Trips 329
Number of Sets 5,069
1000 Hooks Set 14,264
Number of Lightsticks 21,763
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 5 1 4 0.00
Blue marlin 2,672 435 2,237 0.19
Striped marlin 475 134 341 0.03
Sailfish 802 176 626 0.06
Spearfish 1,288 111 1,177 0.09
Swordfish 1,094 927 167 0.08
TOTAL BILLFISH 6,336 1,784 4,552 0.44
SHARKS
Blue shark 5,225 13 5,212 0.37
Shortfin mako shark 312 18 294 0.02
Thresher shark 321 0 321 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 1,266 2 1,264 0.09
Sharks (unknown) 400 2 398 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 7,524 35 7,489 0.53
TUNA
Albacore tuna 263,126 262,952 174 18.45
Bigeye tuna 13,514 12,255 1,259 0.95
Bluefin tuna 36 32 4 0.00
Skipjack tuna 45,875 35,580 10,295 3.22
Yellowfin tuna 22,626 21,749 877 1.59
TOTAL TUNA 345,177 332,568 12,609 24.20
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 5,309 2,598 2,711 0.37
Moonfish 697 195 502 0.05
Oilfish 6,525 157 6,368 0.46
Pomfret 654 130 524 0.05
Wahoo 21,431 19,580 1,851 1.50
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 34,616 22,660 11,956 2.43
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 369 33 336 0.03
TOTAL NON-PMUS 369 33 336 0.03
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 394,022 357,080 36,942 27.62
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)