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February 7, 2020

In her new book, JoAnna Poblete, who is an associate professor of history at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont CA, connects the U.S.-American Samoa colonial relationship to global overfishing, world consumption patterns, the for-profit fishing industry, international environmental moveme

Basic Information on the Marine Resources of the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands consists of 15 islands that extend over 1,500 kilometres of ocean in a north-south direction. The country is located between 156° and 167°W longitude and between 8° and 23°S latitude (central Polynesia), and has a 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of 1,830,000 square kilometres.
See also another website of SPC on MMR Cook Islands
Call Number: MIN
Physical Description: v, 54 p. ; 26 cm, drawings, graphs

While stocks last: the live reef food fish trade

Live flsh have long been traded around Southeast Asia as a luxury food item. Fish captured on coral reefs entered this trade only in recent years but, because of their superior taste or texture, have become the most valued fish in the trade. The majority of live reef food fish (LRFF} are Imported into Hong Kong. China either for local consumption or for transshipment to mainland People's Republic of China (PRC). The LRFF trade presently Includes a wide variety of fish, but Is dominated by several kinds of groupers.