Billfish Newsletter

The Billfish Newsletter is an annual publication produced by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) as a service to the international angling community.

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The Billfish Newsletter is an annual publication produced by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) as a service to the international angling community.  Emphasis is on billfish angling in the Pacific, Indo-Pacific and Indian Oceans.  The results of the International Billfish Angler Survey and the Cooperative Marine Game Fish Tagging Program are described in each issue.  The data presented are the result of cooperation by billfish anglers, sport fishing clubs and affiliated agencies with the SWFSC.  

Contact Us

We express our sincere appreciation to all anglers completing the survey forms and to all those who tag and release billfish. We welcome comments concerning both the Survey and Tagging Program, as well as the contents of this Newsletter.

Liana Heberer
Life History Program, Fisheries Resources Division
Southwest Fisheries Science Center
8901 La Jolla Shores Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone (858) 546-5626
Email: Liana.Heberer@noaa.gov

Billfish Newsletters will now be released by email and online only. At this time, we are unable to mail hard copy Newsletters and apologize for any inconvenience. We hope you continue to enjoy reading about the amazing tagging efforts our constituents have achieved throughout the years

Related Links

Billfish Foundation
International Tuna Conference

Billfish Newsletter Annual Issues

2017
2016
2015 

Last updated by on September 10, 2020

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