Short Citation:
Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, 2021: American Samoa Longline Logbook, https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/1775.

Item Identification

Title: American Samoa Longline Logbook
Status: In Work
Abstract:

This data system contains the logbook data of vessels unloading in American Samoa. In 1992, the logbooks of three longline trips conducting an experiment to test the vertical longlining concept were submitted. With the implementation of the federal longline logbook program in 1996, logbook submissions resumed. The fishing occurs in the southern central Pacific (90 deg W - 170 deg E, 0 deg S - 45 deg S). Data on interactions with protected species are also collected.

Purpose:

The Federal longline logbook program was implemented by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in November 1990. Logbooks are filed by all operators of fishing vessels conducting longline fishing operations on the High Seas and within the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone in American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, the Northern Mariana Islands, and U.S. possessions in the western Pacific and offloading in U.S. ports.

In January 1996, in response to the developing longline fishery, a federal longline logbook system was implemented by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). All longline fishermen are required to obtain a federal permit which requires them to submit logs containing detailed data on each of their sets and the resulting catch. Federally supplied books of numbered Longline Logbook Forms are issued by the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resource (DMWR) to all permitted longline vessels.

The data are confidential and can only be presented in summarized form to the public. However, researchers with appropriate clearance can access the detailed data.

Supplemental Information:

SOURCE ID FC048

Keywords

Theme Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None FMB
None FRMD
None IFP
None logbook
None longline
None pelagic species
None PIFSC
None protected species interaction

Temporal Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None 1992
None 1996 - present
None Continuous

Spatial Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None American Samoa
None Pacific Ocean

Stratum Keywords

Thesaurus Keyword
None Oceanic

Physical Location

Organization: Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
City: Honolulu
State/Province: HI
Country: USA

Data Set Information

Data Set Scope Code: Data Set
Data Set Type: Database
Maintenance Frequency: As Needed
Data Presentation Form: Table (digital)

Support Roles

Data Steward

CC ID: 832781
Date Effective From: 2019-04-04
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Bigelow, Keith A
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: keith.bigelow@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5388
Contact Instructions:

Contact via email

Data Steward

CC ID: 74287
Date Effective From: 2012-01-01
Date Effective To: 2018-12-31
Contact (Person): Cabacungan, Frank L
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: frank.cabacungan@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5321
Contact Instructions:

1845 Wasp Blvd

Honolulu, HI 96818

Distributor

CC ID: 240618
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To:
Contact (Organization): Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC)
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Phone: 808-725-5300
URL: http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 832782
Date Effective From: 2019-04-04
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Tomita, Ashley S
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: ashley.tomita@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5693
Contact Instructions:

Contact via email

Metadata Contact

CC ID: 240621
Date Effective From: 2015
Date Effective To: 2018-12-31
Contact (Person): Tagami, Darryl T
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: darryl.tagami@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5745
Business Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Point of Contact

CC ID: 832783
Date Effective From: 2019-04-04
Date Effective To:
Contact (Person): Tomita, Ashley S
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: ashley.tomita@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5693
Contact Instructions:

Contact via email

Point of Contact

CC ID: 595860
Date Effective From: 2017-10-30
Date Effective To: 2019-04-04
Contact (Person): Bigelow, Keith A
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: keith.bigelow@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5388

Point of Contact

CC ID: 45297
Date Effective From: 1996-01-01
Date Effective To: 2017-10-30
Contact (Person): Lowe, Kimberly
Address: 1845 Wasp Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96818
USA
Email Address: kimberly.lowe@noaa.gov
Phone: (808)725-5660
Business Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. HST M-F
Contact Instructions:

1845 Wasp Blvd

Honolulu, HI 96818

Contact via email

Extents

Currentness Reference: Ground Condition

Extent Group 1

Extent Group 1 / Geographic Area 1

CC ID: 74266
W° Bound: -175
E° Bound: -150
N° Bound: 0
S° Bound: -15
Description

American Samoa EEZ and nearby open ocean/high seas areas, including other EEZ via accord with nations such as Cook Islands.

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 1

CC ID: 45298
Time Frame Type: Range
Start: 1992-09-01
End: 1992-11-17
Description:

Three experimental trips

Extent Group 1 / Time Frame 2

CC ID: 45299
Time Frame Type: Continuing
Start: 1996-01-04

Access Information

Security Class: Sensitive
Security Handling Description:

Hard copy logsheets are locked in a secured area. The electronic data are stored on government computers with all the proper Government security measures in place, including firewalls, individual username login, and password protection.

Data Access Policy:

Contact POC. Non-confidential summary data provided.

Data Access Procedure:

Send written request to PIFSC and requires approval by the PIFSC data owner.

Data Access Constraints:

Requires signing a PIFSC non-disclosure statement for fisheries confidential data.

Data Quality

Quality Control Procedures Employed:

QC review prior to data entry. Some automated QC during data entry. Data validation program is run on data in the database, and necessary corrections are made to the database.

Data Management

Have Resources for Management of these Data Been Identified?: Yes
Approximate Percentage of Budget for these Data Devoted to Data Management: Unknown
Do these Data Comply with the Data Access Directive?: No
Is Access to the Data Limited Based on an Approved Waiver?: Yes
Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Dissemination: 1 year
Actual or Planned Long-Term Data Archive Location: To Be Determined
If To Be Determined, Unable to Archive, or No Archiving Intended, Explain:

NCEI-MD does not accept sensitive data at this time

Approximate Delay Between Data Collection and Archiving: Unknown
How Will the Data Be Protected from Accidental or Malicious Modification or Deletion Prior to Receipt by the Archive?:

PIFSC ITS performs scheduled back-ups.

Lineage

Lineage Statement:

Data was recorded at sea by permitted fishermen on Federal logbooks, and data entry was conducted at PIFSC to create ASCII fixed record length flat files. The flat files were loaded into a database, and the LLPS data validation program was run on the data. Clean data was extracted from the database and then loaded into an Oracle database flat table for authorized access.

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 1775
Metadata Record Created By: Christopher Y Tokita
Metadata Record Created: 2006-06-05 09:44+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: Brent M Miyamoto
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-07-26 21:00+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2019-07-25
Owner Org: PIFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2020-07-25