AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2011
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 24
Number of Trips 276
Number of Sets 3,894
1000 Hooks Set 11,074
Number of Lightsticks 2,972
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 22 14 8 0.00
Blue marlin 1,699 653 1,046 0.15
Striped marlin 288 92 196 0.03
Sailfish 456 117 339 0.04
Spearfish 1,236 253 983 0.11
Swordfish 330 224 106 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 4,031 1,353 2,678 0.36
SHARKS
Blue shark 3,210 62 3,148 0.29
Shortfin mako shark 312 4 308 0.03
Thresher shark 166 4 162 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 736 23 713 0.07
Sharks (unknown) 516 11 505 0.05
TOTAL SHARKS 4,940 104 4,836 0.45
TUNA
Albacore tuna 133,744 133,203 541 12.08
Bigeye tuna 7,737 7,349 388 0.70
Bluefin tuna 28 20 8 0.00
Skipjack tuna 27,738 23,550 4,188 2.50
Yellowfin tuna 22,131 21,681 450 2.00
TOTAL TUNA 191,378 185,803 5,575 17.28
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 1,419 1,067 352 0.13
Moonfish 404 130 274 0.04
Oilfish 6,722 87 6,635 0.61
Pomfret 671 122 549 0.06
Wahoo 9,461 7,774 1,687 0.85
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 18,677 9,180 9,497 1.69
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 199 14 185 0.02
TOTAL NON-PMUS 199 14 185 0.02
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 219,225 196,454 22,771 19.80
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)