AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2014
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 22
Number of Trips 188
Number of Sets 2,753
1000 Hooks Set 7,673
Number of Lightsticks 0
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Blue marlin 1,047 448 599 0.14
Striped marlin 263 214 49 0.03
Sailfish 153 51 102 0.02
Spearfish 591 56 535 0.08
Swordfish 264 176 88 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 2,318 945 1,373 0.30
SHARKS
Blue shark 2,851 20 2,831 0.37
Shortfin mako shark 271 2 269 0.04
Thresher shark 218 0 218 0.03
White tip oceanic shark 701 2 699 0.09
Sharks (unknown) 1,056 1 1,055 0.14
TOTAL SHARKS 5,097 25 5,072 0.66
TUNA
Albacore tuna 81,313 81,172 141 10.60
Bigeye tuna 5,018 4,930 88 0.65
Bluefin tuna 33 28 5 0.00
Skipjack tuna 19,378 18,887 491 2.53
Yellowfin tuna 19,557 19,434 123 2.55
TOTAL TUNA 125,299 124,451 848 16.33
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 1,371 1,222 149 0.18
Moonfish 215 52 163 0.03
Oilfish 4,404 41 4,363 0.57
Pomfret 622 113 509 0.08
Wahoo 5,451 5,243 208 0.71
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 12,063 6,671 5,392 1.57
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 327 2 325 0.04
TOTAL NON-PMUS 327 2 325 0.04
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 145,104 132,094 13,010 18.91
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)