AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 1996
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 7
Number of Sets 531
1000 Hooks Set 99
Number of Lightsticks 0
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Finned Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 22 22 0 0.22
Blue marlin 92 92 0 0.92
Striped marlin 18 18 0 0.18
Sailfish 18 18 0 0.18
Spearfish 5 5 0 0.05
Swordfish 3 3 0 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 158 158 0 1.58
SHARKS
Blue shark 9 9 1 0.09
Shortfin mako shark 6 6 1 0.06
Thresher shark 1 1 0 0.01
Sharks (unknown) 49 12 5 0.49
TOTAL SHARKS 65 28 7 0.65
TUNA
Albacore tuna 4,028 4,028 0 40.28
Bigeye tuna 132 132 0 1.32
Skipjack tuna 6 6 0 0.06
Yellowfin tuna 645 645 0 6.45
TOTAL TUNA 4,811 4,811 0 48.11
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 227 227 0 2.27
Moonfish 8 8 0 0.08
Oilfish 3 3 0 0.03
Pomfret 2 2 0 0.02
Wahoo 82 82 0 0.82
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 322 322 0 3.22
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 2 2 0 0.02
TOTAL NON-PMUS 2 2 0 0.02
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 5,358 5,321 7 53.59
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)