AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2009
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 26
Number of Trips 195
Number of Sets 4,916
1000 Hooks Set 15,085
Number of Lightsticks 732
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 28 2 26 0.00
Blue marlin 3,375 677 2,698 0.22
Striped marlin 342 116 226 0.02
Sailfish 680 64 616 0.05
Spearfish 1,355 145 1,210 0.09
Swordfish 307 217 90 0.02
TOTAL BILLFISH 6,087 1,221 4,866 0.40
SHARKS
Blue shark 4,114 18 4,096 0.27
Shortfin mako shark 345 7 338 0.02
Thresher shark 342 2 340 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 978 8 970 0.06
Sharks (unknown) 191 2 189 0.01
TOTAL SHARKS 5,970 37 5,933 0.40
TUNA
Albacore tuna 223,346 222,651 695 14.81
Bigeye tuna 8,744 8,172 572 0.58
Bluefin tuna 26 11 15 0.00
Skipjack tuna 34,558 27,019 7,539 2.29
Yellowfin tuna 16,551 15,639 912 1.10
TOTAL TUNA 283,225 273,492 9,733 18.77
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 3,247 1,643 1,604 0.22
Moonfish 715 128 587 0.05
Oilfish 7,372 326 7,046 0.49
Pomfret 1,394 141 1,253 0.09
Wahoo 14,527 10,849 3,678 0.96
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 27,255 13,087 14,168 1.81
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 719 2 717 0.05
TOTAL NON-PMUS 719 2 717 0.05
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 323,256 287,839 35,417 21.43
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)