AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2008
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 28
Number of Trips 280
Number of Sets 4,754
1000 Hooks Set 14,444
Number of Lightsticks 128
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 45 1 44 0.00
Blue marlin 2,711 560 2,151 0.19
Striped marlin 313 23 290 0.02
Sailfish 451 21 430 0.03
Spearfish 784 35 749 0.05
Swordfish 215 117 98 0.01
TOTAL BILLFISH 4,519 757 3,762 0.31
SHARKS
Blue shark 4,268 15 4,253 0.30
Shortfin mako shark 229 2 227 0.02
Thresher shark 233 0 233 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 996 2 994 0.07
Sharks (unknown) 127 1 126 0.01
TOTAL SHARKS 5,853 20 5,833 0.41
TUNA
Albacore tuna 205,447 204,948 499 14.22
Bigeye tuna 7,059 6,679 380 0.49
Bluefin tuna 6 5 1 0.00
Skipjack tuna 35,170 30,728 4,442 2.43
Yellowfin tuna 14,996 14,776 220 1.04
TOTAL TUNA 262,678 257,136 5,542 18.19
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 1,938 1,238 700 0.13
Moonfish 598 108 490 0.04
Oilfish 5,266 25 5,241 0.36
Pomfret 1,109 66 1,043 0.08
Wahoo 10,720 8,917 1,803 0.74
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 19,631 10,354 9,277 1.36
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 392 5 387 0.03
TOTAL NON-PMUS 392 5 387 0.03
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 293,073 268,272 24,801 20.29
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)