AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2012
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 26
Number of Trips 211
Number of Sets 4,226
1000 Hooks Set 12,115
Number of Lightsticks 1,288
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 44 41 3 0.00
Blue marlin 1,784 596 1,188 0.15
Striped marlin 426 238 188 0.04
Sailfish 362 48 314 0.03
Spearfish 963 62 901 0.08
Swordfish 313 245 68 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 3,892 1,230 2,662 0.32
SHARKS
Blue shark 5,009 89 4,920 0.41
Shortfin mako shark 569 9 560 0.05
Thresher shark 295 2 293 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 804 1 803 0.07
Sharks (unknown) 365 9 356 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 7,042 110 6,932 0.58
TUNA
Albacore tuna 179,367 178,859 508 14.80
Bigeye tuna 7,831 7,496 335 0.65
Bluefin tuna 80 63 17 0.01
Skipjack tuna 51,997 46,617 5,380 4.29
Yellowfin tuna 14,616 13,932 684 1.21
TOTAL TUNA 253,891 246,967 6,924 20.96
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 1,427 1,048 379 0.12
Moonfish 616 153 463 0.05
Oilfish 9,915 24 9,891 0.82
Pomfret 1,004 111 893 0.08
Wahoo 7,944 6,170 1,774 0.66
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 20,906 7,506 13,400 1.73
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 769 0 769 0.06
TOTAL NON-PMUS 769 0 769 0.06
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 286,500 255,813 30,687 23.65
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)