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Dataset: American Samoa Cannery (Length-Frequency) Sampling
Provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Updated 11 Dec 2021

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The dataset on this page is a cache of the dataset https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/american-samoa-cannery-length-frequency-sampling. It is a snapshot of the dataset as it appeared on 20 Jan 2022 07:39 GMT. The current dataset could have changed in the meantime. Attribution: Contains data retrieved from Data.gov.

From 2001-2013, in coordination with Pacific Islands Regional Office's (PIRO) Tuna Treaty Monitoring Program, the Size Frequency Sampling Program at the cannery collected length-frequency data from American Samoa-based longliners, in addition to the purse seiners offloading at the cannery (which was the primary target of this PIRO program). Only the length-frequency data for the top 5-10 longline species were stored by WPacFIN for use in estimating weight of landings from longliners (only species and number kept/released are collected in longline logbooks). Only the data collected by PIRO staff on South Pacific Regional Longline Port Sampling Form were entered by DMWR staff into a database provided by WPacFIN. The bulk of this purse seine sampling program's data went to the Southwest Fisheries Science Center.

Dataset:American Samoa Cannery (Length-Frequency) Sampling
Provider:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Created:12/11/2020
Updated:11/12/2021
Licence:License information is derived automatically. Refer to source for license information before using this data.
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Country:United States of America

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