This data set contains vessel logbook and landings data from harpoon vessels that fish within 200 miles of the California coast, from 1974 to present. The harpoon fishery targets swordfish and occasionally sharks. The fishery is managed by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). The data are owned by CDFW and managed jointly by CDFW and SWFSC.
The North Pacific and South Pacific Albacore Troll and Pole-and-line Fisheries project contains landings, logbooks, and size composition data from U.S.A. troll and pole-and-line vessels fishing in the North and South Pacific, from 1952 and 1987, respectively, to the present.