AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 2015
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 20
Number of Trips 194
Number of Sets 2,656
1000 Hooks Set 7,481
Number of Lightsticks 0
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Released Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Blue marlin 765 413 352 0.10
Striped marlin 171 110 61 0.02
Sailfish 172 68 104 0.02
Spearfish 405 59 346 0.05
Swordfish 180 135 45 0.02
TOTAL BILLFISH 1,693 785 908 0.23
SHARKS
Blue shark 3,612 16 3,596 0.48
Shortfin mako shark 420 6 414 0.06
Thresher shark 292 1 291 0.04
White tip oceanic shark 653 5 648 0.09
Sharks (unknown) 1,000 6 994 0.13
TOTAL SHARKS 5,977 34 5,943 0.80
TUNA
Albacore tuna 95,899 95,443 456 12.82
Bigeye tuna 4,291 4,120 171 0.57
Bluefin tuna 53 53 0 0.01
Skipjack tuna 14,608 14,293 315 1.95
Yellowfin tuna 19,760 19,035 725 2.64
TOTAL TUNA 134,611 132,944 1,667 17.99
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 559 515 44 0.07
Moonfish 216 76 140 0.03
Oilfish 6,121 31 6,090 0.82
Pomfret 696 102 594 0.09
Wahoo 5,089 4,945 144 0.68
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 12,681 5,669 7,012 1.70
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 119 2 117 0.02
TOTAL NON-PMUS 119 2 117 0.02
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 155,081 139,434 15,647 20.73
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)