AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2013
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 22
Number of Trips 95
Number of Sets 3,411
1000 Hooks Set 10,183
Number of Lightsticks 3,747
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 11 3 8 0.00
Blue marlin 1,339 497 842 0.13
Striped marlin 266 117 149 0.03
Sailfish 282 50 232 0.03
Spearfish 873 57 816 0.09
Swordfish 296 186 110 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 3,067 910 2,157 0.30
SHARKS
Blue shark 2,238 24 2,214 0.22
Shortfin mako shark 270 0 270 0.03
Thresher shark 202 0 202 0.02
White tip oceanic shark 663 12 651 0.07
Sharks (unknown) 546 4 542 0.05
TOTAL SHARKS 3,919 40 3,879 0.38
TUNA
Albacore tuna 119,115 118,780 335 11.70
Bigeye tuna 4,315 4,189 126 0.42
Bluefin tuna 21 21 0 0.00
Skipjack tuna 11,705 11,303 402 1.15
Yellowfin tuna 19,417 19,185 232 1.91
TOTAL TUNA 154,573 153,478 1,095 15.18
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 2,461 1,863 598 0.24
Moonfish 373 98 275 0.04
Oilfish 6,875 69 6,806 0.68
Pomfret 840 73 767 0.08
Wahoo 7,145 5,910 1,235 0.70
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 17,694 8,013 9,681 1.74
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 924 3 921 0.09
TOTAL NON-PMUS 924 3 921 0.09
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 180,177 162,444 17,733 17.69
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)