AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2010
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 26
Number of Trips 265
Number of Sets 4,540
1000 Hooks Set 13,184
Number of Lightsticks 616
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 9 3 6 0.00
Blue marlin 2,993 727 2,266 0.23
Striped marlin 328 72 256 0.02
Sailfish 364 51 313 0.03
Spearfish 815 81 734 0.06
Swordfish 301 195 106 0.02
TOTAL BILLFISH 4,810 1,129 3,681 0.36
SHARKS
Blue shark 3,413 34 3,379 0.26
Shortfin mako shark 319 3 316 0.02
Thresher shark 215 0 215 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 803 14 789 0.06
Sharks (unknown) 409 0 409 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 5,159 51 5,108 0.39
TUNA
Albacore tuna 229,654 228,874 780 17.42
Bigeye tuna 10,513 8,825 1,688 0.80
Bluefin tuna 42 28 14 0.00
Skipjack tuna 31,486 20,282 11,204 2.39
Yellowfin tuna 23,114 20,097 3,017 1.75
TOTAL TUNA 294,809 278,106 16,703 22.36
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 1,955 847 1,108 0.15
Moonfish 475 101 374 0.04
Oilfish 7,926 24 7,902 0.60
Pomfret 661 147 514 0.05
Wahoo 13,586 9,208 4,378 1.03
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 24,603 10,327 14,276 1.87
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 745 19 726 0.06
TOTAL NON-PMUS 745 19 726 0.06
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 330,126 289,632 40,494 25.04
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)