Crooke, Stephen J.
Southern California partyboat sampling study Quarterly Report no. 11.
Long Beach, CA,
California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Resources Region,
(Marine Resources Administrative Report, 78-15)
From January 1 through March 31, 1978, Departmental
personnel sampled catches from 141 trips while aboard commercial passenger fishing vessels operating in southern California. A total of 25,339 fishes belonging to 88 species were identified and measured. Otoliths for age determination studies were removed from 247 rockfish carcasses representing 22 species. Additionally, nine long-range trips originating in San Diego and fishing in Mexican waters were sampled. A total of 1,518 fishes representing 24 species was identified and measured at dockside from these vessels.
The 10 most commonly taken species during the quarter
accounted for 68.1% of the southern California catch.
The most frequently sampled species of bocaccio, Sebastes
paucispinis (21.1%); chilipepper, S. goodei (16.5%); Pacific mackerel, Scomber japonicus (8.7%); blue
rockfish, Sebastes mystinus (6.0%); kelp bass, Paralabrax clathratus ( 5.2%); vermilion rockfish, S. miniatus (3.7%); squarespot rockfish, S. hopkinsi (3.2%); greenspotted rockfish, S. chlorostictus (2.9%); olive rockfish, S. serranoides (2.8%); and white
croaker, Genyonemus lineatus (2.6%). Samples gathered from
long-range trips showed the top five species accounted for
83.8% of the fish sampled. The most frequently sampled species were wahoo, Acanthocybium solanderi (28.6%);
yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares (23.7%); yellowtail, Seriola dorsalis (18.6%); leopard grouper, Mycteroperca rosacea (6.2%); and gulf grouper, M. jordani (3.8%). (55pp.)
Monograph or Serial issue
||Southern California partyboat sampling study Quarterly Report no. 11
|Crooke, Stephen J.|
||Marine Resources Administrative Report
||California Department of Fish and Game, Marine Resources Region
|Place of Publication:
||Long Beach, CA
||California Department of Fish and Game
||13 Aug 2007 18:11
||29 Sep 2011 22:39
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