Billfish Newsletter

SWFSC Cooperative Billfish Tagging Program

The Billfish Newsletter is an annual publication produced by the Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) as a service to the international angling community.  Emphasis is on billfish angling in the Pacific, Indo-Pacific and Indian Oceans.  The results of the International Billfish Angler Survey and the Cooperative Marine Game Fish Tagging Program are described in each issue.  The data presented are the result of cooperation by billfish anglers, sport fishing clubs and affiliated agencies with the SWFSC.  We express our sincere appreciation to all anglers completing the survey forms and to all those who tag and release billfish. We welcome comments concerning both the Survey and Tagging Program, as well as the contents of this Newsletter.

Liana Heberer, Fisheries Biologist
Southwest Fisheries Science Center
8901 La Jolla Shores Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone (858) 546-5626
Email liana.heberer@noaa.gov 


Like the 2016 Billfish Newsletter, the 2017 Billfish Newsletter will be released by email and online only. At this time, we are unable to mail hard copy Newsletters and apologize for any inconvenience. We hope you continue to enjoy reading about the amazing tagging efforts our constituents have achieved throughout the years

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Last modified: 7/20/2018