HomeReports > BILLWG 2008-2
11-19 June 2008 Abashiri, Japan
Working Group Report
Report of the Billfish Working Group Workshop Continue Download PDFDownload
Working Group Working Papers
No. Title Authors and Contact
01 Estimation of the ratio of spawning biomass of striped marlin above 20°N in the Central and Western North Pacific Ocean using the Japanese distant water longline fleet and the 2007 ISC Stock Assessment. ISC BILLWG (K. Piner)
02 U.S. swordfish fisheries in the North Pacific Ocean. R. Ito and J. Childers
03 U.S. commercial fisheries for marlins in the North Pacific Ocean. R. Ito and W. Walsh
04 Analysis of blue marlin catches by Japanese training vessels. M. Kanaiwa, K. Yokawa
and K. Bigelow
05 Preliminary analysis of Blue Marlin’s fishery by Japanese offshore and distant-water longliners. M. Kanaiwa and K. Yokawa
06 Draft ISC billfish research plan: research of future age and growth and length at 50% reproductive maturity studies. ISC BILLWG (G. DiNardo)
07 Update of the Catch per Unit Effort distribution of swordfish (Xiphias gladius) by the Japanese offshore and distant-water longline fishery in the Pacific. G. Ishimura, K. Yokawa
and M. Ichinokawa
08 Generalized additive model analyses to standardize swordfish (Xiphias gladius) catch rates in the Hawaii-based longline fishery, 1995-2006. D. Courtney, W. Walsh,
and J. Brodziak
09 Maximum sustainable yield-based reference points for North Pacific striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax. J. Brodziak and K. Piner
10 An investigation of length-based estimates of total mortality for North Pacific striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax. J. Brodziak
11 A review of Taiwan’s billfish fisheries in the North Pacific Ocean. C.-L. Sun and S.-Z. Yeh
12 Standardization of Taiwanese distant water tuna longline catch rates for swordfish in the North Pacific, 1995-2006. S.-Z. Yeh and C.-L. Sun
13 Preliminary economic overview of the swordfish longline fishery in Kessen-numa, Japan. G. Ishimura and K. Yokawa