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Ship: Farley Mowat

Name: Jason Fonseca

Date: 11/13/2022

Ship’s Activity: Patrolling

Table 1. Panga counting done during the 13th of November from 07:30 to 13:30 with radar observations. The hours not represented in this table correspond to hours when no pangas were seen in the ZTA.

Hour Panga Inside ZTA
Total Net Fishing Divers Potential Net Fishing
07:30 3 0 0 3
08:30 25 0 18 7
09:30 20 0 17 3
10:30 17 0 17 0
11:30 17 0 17 0
12:30 15 0 15 0
13:30 0 0 0 0
Hour Panga Outside ZTA
Total Net Fishing Divers Potential Net Fishing
07:30 10 10 0 0
08:30 35 35 0 0
09:30 20 20 0 0
10:30 5 5 0 0
11:30 4 4 0 0
12:30 1 1 0 0
13:30 5 5 0 0

Very quiet day in the ZTA. Large panga cluster was observed in the CW/CE sectors of the ZTA. Upon arrival, it was seen that all these pangas were diving and others in the ZTA were just crossing/not staying in the ZTA.

Figure 1. Panga activity graph throughout time patrolling the ZTA.

Figure 2. Radar screenshot depicting large cluster of dive pangas in CW/CE sector of the ZTA.

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