Fish by Zone 2006 - 2007

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 2004/05      2005/06      2007/08      2009/10       2010/11
Zone 2006-07The 2006-07 season saw the black marlin numbers rise dramatically, particularly off Watamu (record numbers at 260 tagged, more than doubling last seasons total). With a marked improvement in striped marlin numbers with 235 tagged. Sailfish numbers dipped slightly on last season, yet numbers remain good. Blue marlin and swordfish numbers were average.

Zone 1: Lamu, Kiwayu & Kui.
334 fish tagged. 315 sailfish (15%), 17 marlin (3%) & 1 other.

Zone 2: Ziwayu. 84 fish tagged. 82 sailfish (4%) & 2 marlin (1%).

Zone 3: Ngomeni. 196 fish tagged. 168 sailfish (8%), 15 marlin (3%) & 13 other.

Zone 4: North Kenya Banks. 103 fish tagged. 52 sailfish (3%), 30 marlin (6%), 21 broadbill.

Zone 5: Malindi. 612 fish tagged. 547 sailfish (26%), 36 marlin (7%) & 29 others.

Zone 6: Watamu. 791 fish tagged. 317 sailfish (15%), 116 marlin (22%) & 358 others.

Zone 7: The Rips. 559 fish tagged. 356 sailfish (17%), 181 marlin (34%), 7 broadbill & 15 others.

Zone 8: Kilifi. 50 fish tagged. 26 sailfish (2%), 9 marlin (2%), 14 broadbill & 1 others.

Zone 9: Mombasa & Mtwapa. 84 fish  tagged. 77 sailfish (4%), 7 marlin (1%)

Zone 10: Shimoni. 246 fish tagged. 132  sailfish (6%), 113 marlin (21%) & 1 other.

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Fish by zone 2006/07 (142Kb)