AMERICAN SAMOA
Logbook Catch and Effort for 1998
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EFFORT
Number of Vessels 23
Number of Sets 1,756
1000 Hooks Set 771
Number of Lightsticks 0
CATCH INFORMATION
Species Number Caught Number Kept Number Finned Number Caught per 1000 Hooks
BILLFISH
Black marlin 17 17 0 0.02
Blue marlin 280 270 0 0.36
Striped marlin 28 27 0 0.04
Sailfish 31 31 0 0.04
Spearfish 29 29 0 0.04
Swordfish 20 18 0 0.03
TOTAL BILLFISH 405 392 0 0.52
SHARKS
Blue shark 218 202 189 0.28
Shortfin mako shark 33 27 6 0.04
Thresher shark 5 3 2 0.01
Sharks (unknown) 153 149 128 0.20
TOTAL SHARKS 409 381 325 0.53
TUNA
Albacore tuna 19,760 19,696 0 25.61
Bigeye tuna 323 321 0 0.42
Bluefin tuna 7 7 0 0.01
Skipjack tuna 2,039 2,039 0 2.64
Yellowfin tuna 1,367 1,362 0 1.77
TOTAL TUNA 23,496 23,425 0 30.45
OTHER PELAGICS
Mahimahi 892 887 0 1.16
Moonfish 48 40 0 0.06
Oilfish 16 14 0 0.02
Pomfret 27 27 0 0.04
Wahoo 1,061 1,060 0 1.38
TOTAL OTHER PELAGICS 2,044 2,028 0 2.65
NON-PMUS
Pelagic fishes (unknown) 105 105 0 0.14
TOTAL NON-PMUS 105 105 0 0.14
TOTAL ALL SPECIES 26,459 26,331 325 34.29
(Last Updated 05/10/2016)