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Table 2 Details of fishing trips conducted to capture broodstock of Scombrid fish species

From: Small-scale capture, transport and tank adaptation of live, medium-sized Scombrids using “Tuna Tubes”

No. Date Vessel Fish speciesa captured Water tempb (°C) Comments
1 19/12/2011 ‘Makaira’ 0 24.1 Not available (NA)
2 11/01/2012 ‘Makaira’ 0 24.6 NA
3 20/02/2012 ‘Triton IV’ 0 26.5 NA
4 01/03/2012 ‘Triton IV’ 5 mackerel tuna, 1 skipjack tuna 26.5 None survived transport
5 24/04/2012 ‘Triton IV’ 0 24.4 NA
6 20/05/2012 ‘Triton IV’ 0 21.4 NA
7 18/04/2013 ‘Makaira’ 4 mackerel tuna 23.7 Two mackerel tuna survived for 11 months
8 26/04/2013 ‘Makaira’ 4 mackerel tuna 25.7 None survived transport
9 14/05/2013 ‘Makaira’ 2 mackerel tuna, 3 leaping bonito 24.1 One leaping bonito survived for 6 months
10 17/05/2013 ‘Makaira’ 0 24.1 NA
11 24/05/2013 ‘Makaira’ 0 24.1 NA
12 07/06/2013 ‘Makaira’ 0 23.5 NA
13 26/06/2013 ‘Makaira’ 0 22.5 NA
14 30/07/2013 ‘Makaira’ 0 21.9 NA
  1. aScientific names of species listed: mackerel tuna (Euthynnus affinis), skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), leaping bonito (Cybiosarda elegans)
  2. bWater temp data collected from the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS 2013), as recorded in Moreton Bay as close as possible to the date and time of the trip