AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 1997
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 21
Number of Sets 1,534
1000 Hooks Set 419
Number of Lightsticks 14
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Finned Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 30 30 0 0.07
Blue marlin 231 225 0 0.55
Striped marlin 13 10 0 0.03
Sailfish 67 64 0 0.16
Spearfish 9 9 0 0.02
Swordfish 22 22 0 0.05
TOTAL BILLFISH 372 360 0 0.89
SHARKS
Blue shark 33 20 12 0.08
Shortfin mako shark 39 39 28 0.09
Thresher shark 13 7 4 0.03
Sharks (unknown) 11 11 7 0.03
TOTAL SHARKS 96 77 51 0.23
TUNA
Albacore tuna 13,077 13,027 0 31.15
Bigeye tuna 154 154 0 0.37
Skipjack tuna 428 428 0 1.02
Yellowfin tuna 947 947 0 2.26
TOTAL TUNA 14,606 14,556 0 34.79
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 843 838 0 2.01
Moonfish 35 34 0 0.08
Oilfish 31 13 0 0.07
Pomfret 4 4 0 0.01
Wahoo 347 347 0 0.83
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 1,260 1,236 0 3.00
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 15 14 0 0.04
TOTAL NON-PMUS 15 14 0 0.04
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 16,349 16,243 51 38.94
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)