AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2007
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 29
Number of Trips 375
Number of Sets 5,920
1000 Hooks Set 17,554
Number of Lightsticks 9,478
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 11 1 10 0.00
Blue marlin 3,627 619 3,008 0.21
Striped marlin 502 35 467 0.03
Sailfish 453 31 422 0.03
Spearfish 788 33 755 0.04
Swordfish 403 219 184 0.02
TOTAL BILLFISH 5,784 938 4,846 0.33
SHARKS
Blue shark 4,363 22 4,341 0.25
Shortfin mako shark 281 9 272 0.02
Thresher shark 218 1 217 0.01
White tip oceanic shark 1,289 10 1,279 0.07
Sharks (unknown) 572 9 563 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 6,723 51 6,672 0.38
TUNA
Albacore tuna 321,960 321,297 663 18.34
Bigeye tuna 15,534 13,734 1,800 0.88
Bluefin tuna 45 20 25 0.00
Skipjack tuna 40,410 30,449 9,961 2.30
Yellowfin tuna 33,904 31,935 1,969 1.93
TOTAL TUNA 411,853 397,435 14,418 23.46
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 2,251 1,352 899 0.13
Moonfish 633 138 495 0.04
Oilfish 9,053 47 9,006 0.52
Pomfret 914 97 817 0.05
Wahoo 17,570 14,279 3,291 1.00
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 30,421 15,913 14,508 1.73
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 632 29 603 0.04
TOTAL NON-PMUS 632 29 603 0.04
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 455,413 414,366 41,047 25.94
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)