Table 9.19 :  FISH CATCH BY TYPE AND FISHING METHODS, 2008 (In metric tons)
Fishing methods
Type of fish Total Pole and Line Trolling Long Line Hand  Line Fixed Gillnets EEZ Miscellaneous
Total 133,086 117,363 4,606 295 9,360 111 1,350 0
Skipjack 87,276 85,795 667 11 802 0 0 0
Yellowfin tuna 23,817 16,829 720 27 5,160 0 1,081 0
Dogtooth tuna 570 132 197 2 239 0   0
Little tuna 2,095 1,694 188 2 210 0 0 0
Frigate tuna 4,065 3,849 105 2 109 0 0 0
Other marine fish 15,264 9,063 2,729 251 2,840 111 269 0
Percentage share ( % ) 100 88 3 0 7 0 1 0
Skipjack 66 64 1 0 1 0 0 0
Yellowfin tuna 18 13 1 0 4 0 1 0
Dogtooth tuna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Little tuna 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frigate tuna 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other marine fish 11 7 2 0 2 0 0 0
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture