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Forms and data format for documenting flotsam locations and characteristics. The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission requires that all observers in its international program keep these records on every cruise.



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DOLPHINS AND THE TUNA INDUSTRY APPENDIX 2 Forms and data format for documenting flotsam locations and characteristics. The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission requires that all observers in its international program keep these records on every cruise.

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DOLPHINS AND THE TUNA INDUSTRY Code Table 2 - Tuna Species Species Letter Code Number Code   Span Eng   Yellowfin......................................AA............YF................ 110 Skipjack......................................BA............SJ................111 Bigeye.........................................OG............BE................106 Bluefin.........................................AZ............BF................101 Albacore....................................ALB..........ALB................102 Black skipjack.............................BN..........BSJ................103 Bullets......................................MEL..........BUL................104 Bonito.......................................BON.........BON................105 Code Table 11 - Flotsam Shape Shape Letter Code Number Code   Span Eng   Cylindrical ...............................CILN........CYLD....................1 Polygonal/box-like ...................POLI........POLY....................2 Rounded ................................REDN.......ROUN....................3 Irregular .................................IRRG........IRRG....................4 Aggregated .............................AGRE......AGGR....................5 Other shape ...........................OTFO.......OTSH....................6 Code Table 14 - Colors COLORS Red........................Rojo.............1 Green....................Verde...........2 Orange..................Naran...........3 Blue......................Azul.............4 Yellow....................Amar............5 Black.....................Negro...........6 White.....................Blanc...........7 Brown....................Cafe.............8 Silver.....................Plata............9

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DOLPHINS AND THE TUNA INDUSTRY Code Table 10 - Flotsam Type   Letter Code Number Code   Span Eng   Wooden objects Natural Palm ...................................PALM........PALM..................11 Banana ...............................PLAT........BANA..................12 Bamboo .............................BMBU.......BAMB..................13 Mangrove ...........................MNGL.......MANG..................14 Cane ..................................CANA.......CANE..................15 Hay .....................................PAJA..........HAY..................16 Fruits .................................FRUT........FRUT..................17 Unidentified tree .................PALO.......UNTR..................10 Man-made Boats or parts of boats ........BARP........BOTP..................21 Pallets/crates .....................CATA........PACR..................22 Planks/boards ....................TAPO........PLBR.................23 Plywood ...............................TRIP.........PLYW..................24 Rafts ...................................BALS........RAFT..................25 Spools ................................CARR........SPOL..................26 Wooden drums/buckets .....TACU......WDRB..................27 Other objects Natural Dead whale ........................BAMU......DEWH..................31 Other dead animal .............OAMU.......ODAN..................32 Kelp patty ..........................ALGA........KELP..................33 Man-made Rope ..................................SOGA.......ROPE..................41 Fishing gear ........................EPES........FSGR..................42 Buoy ..................................BOYA.......BUOY.................43 Life preservers .....................SALV.........LIPR..................44 Other discarded equipment OEDS........ODIE..................45 Tires ...................................LLAN.........TIRE..................46 Foam .................................HUES.......FOAM..................47 Plastic drums ......................TAPL.......PDRU..................48 Other plastic objects ...........OPLA.......OPOB..................49 Trash .................................BASU........TRSH..................50 Research buoy .....................BOYI.......RBUY..................51 Fish-Aggregating Device .......FADS........FADS..................52 Other objects .........................OTOB.......OTOB..................59 Unidentified objects ................OBNI.......UNOB..................40

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DOLPHINS AND THE TUNA INDUSTRY Code Table 12 - Fauna Under Flotsam Species Letter Code Number Code     Span Eng   Billfish Marlin ................................MARL.......MARL................121 Sailfish ...............................PVEL............SF................122 Swordfish ............................PESP.........SWF................123 Other billfish .......................OTPI........OTBF................120 Other medium/large fish Dorado/Mahi mahi ............DORA.........DOR................131 Wahoo ................................PETO...........WA................132 Rainbow runners ................SALM.......RRUN................133 Yellowtail ............................JUAA............YT................134 Other large fish..................OTPG........OTLF................130 Other fish Triggerfish ...........................CCHI........TRGF................141 Small baitfish .....................CAPE.......SMBT................142 Other small fish ..................OTPP........OTSF................140 Sharks and rays Blacktip shark .....................TIPN........BTSH................151 Whitetip shark .....................TIPB.......WTSH................152 Hammerhead ......................TIMA.........HHS................153 Other shark .........................OTIB.......OTSH................150 Unidentified shark ................TINI.....SHARK................154 Manta ray ..........................MANT.......MANT................155 Stingray ..............................RAYA........STRY................156 Others Marine mammals see Code Table 9 Sea turtles .........................TOMA........TURT................161 Invertebrates .......................INVE.........INVB................162 Other fauna ............................OTFA........OTFA................172 Unidentified fish ......................PENI........UNFS................170 None (no fauna) ......................NFAU.......NOFA................174

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DOLPHINS AND THE TUNA INDUSTRY Code Table 13 - Birds and Epibiota Name Letter Code Number Code   Span Eng     Birds Boobies Red-footed ..........................BOPR.......RFBO..................21 Masked .............................BOMA.......MABO..................22 Brown ................................BOCA.......BRBO..................23 Unidentified booby ..............BONI.......UNBO..................20 Shearwaters Wedge-tailed .......................PRGA......WTSW..................31 Small (Manx, Audubon) .......PRPE......SMSW..................32 Pink-footed.........................PRRO.......PFSW..................33 Unidentified shearwater .......PRNI.......UNSW..................30 Terns Black and white .................GOBN.......BWTE..................41 White .................................GOBL.......WHTE..................42 Frigate/Man of War ................FREG........MOW..................51 Petrels .....................................PETR........PETR..................60 Jaegers ...................................ESTR........JAEG..................70 Other bird ...............................OTPJ.......OTBD..................81 Unidentified bird ......................PJNI.......UNBD..................80 Epibiota Acorn barnacles......................BALA.......ACBR......1 Gooseneck barnacles ............PERB.......GNBR....................2 Crabs ....................................CANG.......CRAB....................3 Green seaweed .......................ALVE.......GRSW....................4 Other seaweed ........................OTAL.......OTSW....................5 Limpets ...................................LAPA.........LIMP....................6 Chitons ...................................QUIT.......CHTN....................7 Mussels .................................ALME.......MUSS....................8 Guano ...................................GUAN.......GUAN....................9 Sea turtle ..............................TOMA........TURT..................11 Other epibiota ........................OTEB.......OTEB..................10 Unidentified epibiota ...............EBNI.......UNEB..................99