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50%), tuna may also be being targeted by the set. Water temperature may also be important, because fishers may target areas of upwelling or thermal fronts when fishing. Table 1 Fields common to both the longline logbook and observer logsheets. Concomitant information indicated with a * were influential in the GLM analysis performed by NMFS (Brown, 2001). calc estemp litenum hookset Combination of baitkind and baittype. Live = baitkinds 1-3 and 5+ & baittype 3. Dead = 1-3 and 5+ & type 1-2 and 9, artificial = baitkind 4 nswok, nbftk, nalbk, nbetk, nyftk, nblkk, nbumk, nsaik, nwhmk, ndolk, nbshk nswod, [nbftd], nalbd, nbetd, nyftd, nblkd, nbumd, nsaid, nwhmd, ndold, nbshd 26 PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS Graphical approaches were used to examine relationships between the number of dead bluefm tuna discard events and various factors.

Biometrika, 31, 358-382. Atkinson, A. C. (1985) Plots, Transformations and Regression. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 39 Bannerot, S. P. &Austin, C. B. (1983) Using frequency distributions of catch per unit effort to measure fish stock abundance. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 112, 608-617. Borchers, D. , Buckland, S. , Priede, I. G. & Ahmadi, S. (1997) Improving the precision of the daily egg production method using generalised additive models. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Scences, 54, 2727-2742.

The single event where three bluefin tuna were retained was before the regulation limiting the number of bluefin tuna to be kept to one was in place. The number of dead bluefin tuna discarded was examined against the number of individuals of other species caught and retained in that set, for all areas combined (Figure 3). There are minor species-specific differences in the number and distribution of bluefin tuna dead discards relative to the number of each species retained in the catch. Overall, high numbers of dead discards are generally found where low numbers of other species are retained from the catch.

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