Observations on the purse-seine fishery for Northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Calkins, Thomas P. (1982) Observations on the purse-seine fishery for Northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin, 18(2), pp. 121-225.

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ENGLISH: This report presents information on the fishery for bluefin in the northeastern Pacific Ocean derived from purse seiner logbook records and landing statistics. Information on the size composition of the fish in the catch is also presented. The logbook records cover the period 19611980; however, catch statistics and length-frequency data from previous years are also presented. SPANISH: Este informe presenta los datos sobre la pesca del T. thynnus en el Océano Pacífico nordeste, obtenidos de los cuadernos de bitácora de los barcos cerqueros y de las estadísticas de desembarque. Se presenta además la información sobre la composición de talla de los peces en la captura. Los registros de bitácora abarcan el período de 1961 a 1980; no obstante, se presentan además las estadísticas de captura y los datos de la frecuencia de talla de años anteriores. (PDF contains 105 pages.)

Item Type: Article
Title: Observations on the purse-seine fishery for Northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Personal Creator/Author:
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Calkins, Thomas P.
Journal or Publication Title: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin
Volume: 18
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 121-225
Date: 1982
Issuing Agency: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Additional Information: This article is bilingual and contains both English and Spanish translations.
Uncontrolled Keywords: purse-seine fishery; Northern bluefin tuna; Thunnus thynnus; Eastern Pacific Ocean; atún aleta azul del norte; Thunnus thynnus; Océano Pacifico Oriental
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 3383
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 18 May 2010 12:39
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:30
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3383

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