American Samoa Cannery Offloading

Metadata Updated: November 17, 2018

From 1995 through 2010, the two canneries in American Samoa provided Cannery Offloading Reports to the Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources (DMWR) office. In 1998, WPacFIN assisted DMWR in developing a data entry system to capture and compile these data, which were entered and processed at the DMWR office. These data consist of the vessel names, dates of offloading, and weights of the major species offloaded for all vessels at the canneries. During the first few years of the federally mandated longline logbook reporting, data on the amount of domestic longline vessel landings at the canneries were used by DMWR to assist WPacFIN in verifying and monitoring delinquencies in reporting via federal longline logbooks. More recently, changes in the American Samoa Government and in the management of the canneries have affected the continuity of cannery reporting to the DMWR. Cannery reporting started to fall behind in 2008, and no reports have been submitted to the DMWR since 2010. There is an ongoing effort by the DMWR to revive this data collection. These data are considered highly confidential.

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Metadata Date March 23, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 17, 2018
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Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 23, 2018
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date November 17, 2018
Reference Date(s) (publication)
Responsible Party Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: Requires signing a PIFSC non-disclosure statement for fisheries confidential data and approval from the data owner. | Use Constraints: Disclaimer - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Bbox East Long -150
Bbox North Lat 0
Bbox South Lat -20
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:5616
Harvest Object Id f80f2d71-6be3-4b13-88c4-28368b0834f8
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress onGoing
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1995
Temporal Extent End 2010

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