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Cumulative catches

Cumulative catch by species and by fishing gear other than longline, principally by purse seine and pole-and-line

Catch year: 2024
Yearly report no: 3

Preliminary estimates of the retained catches of tunas in the EPO for the period 01 January - 31 March 2024, by species and vessel flag, in metric tons.

  • Flag Yellowfin Skipjack Bigeye Pacific bluefin Bonitos Albacore Black skipjack Other Total Percentage of total
    Ecuador ECU 9,510 95,090 3,708 40 415 108,763 44.7
    Mexico MEX 36,053 6,153 64 3,533 110 45,913 18.9
    Other OTR 5,397 39,484 1,646 14 46,541 19.1
    Panama PAN 7,227 27,803 434 50 35,514 14.6
    Venezuela VEN 5,845 812 1 6,658 2.7
    Total 64,032 169,342 5,853 3,533 0 0 150 479 243,389

    Other flags include ; this category is used to avoid revealing the operations of individual vessels or companies.

  • Species 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
    ALB ALB 0 0 0 0 0
    BET BET 17,052 9,642 7,737 9,825 5,853
    BKJ BKJ 265 690 362 780 150
    BZX BZX 0 25 5 1 0
    OTH OTH 0 23 258 253 479
    PBF PBF 3,268 3,026 3,194 3,399 3,533
    SKJ SKJ 101,244 91,242 84,738 106,360 169,342
    YFT YFT 67,884 73,428 78,103 75,130 64,032
    Total 189,713 178,076 174,397 195,748 243,389

    Other species may include other tunas, mackerel, sharks and miscellaneous fishes.