The Cross Seamount is SW of the island of Hawaii at approximately 18°40' N latitude and 158°10' W longitude, about equidistant from Honolulu and Kona. It is charted to a depth of 330 meters. Weather buoys 1, 2, 3, and 4 are also sites of occasional ly high catch rates.
All of the material relating to the development and productivity of the offshor handline fishery is taken from:
Itano, D. 1997. Hawaii Offshore Handline Fishery; Development and Status of the Fishery. Unpublished Manuscript.