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Dataset: American Samoa Cannery Offloading
Provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Updated 11 Dec 2021

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From 1995 through 2010, the two canneries in American Samoa provided Cannery Offloading Reports to the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) office. In 1998, WPacFIN assisted DMWR in developing a data entry system to capture and compile these data, which were entered and processed at the DMWR office. These data consist of the vessel names, dates of offloading, and weights of the major species offloaded for all vessels at the canneries. During the first few years of the federally mandated longline logbook reporting, data on the amount of domestic longline vessel landings at the canneries were used by DMWR to assist WPacFIN in verifying and monitoring delinquencies in reporting via federal longline logbooks. More recently, changes in the American Samoa Government and in the management of the canneries have affected the continuity of cannery reporting to the DMWR. Cannery reporting started to fall behind in 2008, and no reports have been submitted to the DMWR since 2010. Ther...

Dataset:American Samoa Cannery Offloading
Provider:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
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Country:United States of America

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