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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: 2022
Yearly report no: 6

Preliminary estimates of the retained catches of tunas in the EPO for the period 01 January - 03 July 2022, by species and vessel flag, in metric tons.

  • Flag Yellowfin Skipjack Bigeye Pacific bluefin Bonitos Albacore Black skipjack Other Total Percentage of total
    Ecuador Ecuador 31,123 98,255 9,819 38 313 842 140,390 37.8
    Mexico Mexico 72,457 6,543 280 3,194 2,464 22 84,960 22.9
    Nicaragua Nicaragua 5,123 3,912 696 2 9,733 2.6
    Other Other 12,957 24,492 3,998 4 12 41,463 11.2
    Panama Panama 22,491 30,521 1,804 20 37 54,873 14.8
    United States United States 1,264 8,701 1,045 1 7 11,018 3
    Venezuela Venezuela 24,478 4,201 95 2 10 28,786 7.7
    Total 169,893 176,625 17,737 3,194 38 0 2,804 932 371,223

    Other flags include Colombia, EU (Spain), El Salvador; this category is used to avoid revealing the operations of individual vessels or companies.

  • Species 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
    ALB ALB 0 0 0 0 0
    BET BET 39,548 29,818 31,240 24,319 17,737
    BKJ BKJ 1,278 2,571 1,020 2,959 2,804
    BZX BZX 1,733 955 0 46 38
    OTH OTH 116 161 34 93 932
    PBF PBF 2,843 2,252 3,268 3,026 3,194
    SKJ SKJ 155,486 184,391 202,511 189,059 176,625
    YFT YFT 139,864 136,815 131,812 151,365 169,893
    Total 340,868 356,963 369,885 370,867 371,223

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