After six years, the second Oceanic Fisheries Management Project in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) has come to an end...The aim of the project was to help the small island developing states of the WCPO ensure the sustainable management of their oceanic fisheries and to better unders
A world first study within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has found limited fishing zones (yellow zones) are still important conservation and fisheries management tools when paired with no-fishing zones.
Before a piece of tuna sashimi is presented to a diner, or a can of albacore makes its way to a sandwich, the fish must be caught and taken to market, ideally according to rules regarding where, when and how much fish can be taken from the water.
The Global Tuna Alliance, Friends of Ocean Action, and the World Economic Forum have introduced the 2025 Pledge towards Sustainable Tuna (25PST), a new global commitment supporting responsible global tuna fisheries management and harvesting.
The people of the Maskelyns, Southeast Malekula, are once again benefiting from the results of respecting to their own Community-Based management rules developed by the communities themselves.
A process for negotiating a new Tropical Tuna Measure has been agreed by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), paving the way for adoption at the end of next year...This means the commission has avoided the problem that its counterpart in the eastern Pacific now has, after
The Vanuatu Department of Fisheries (VFD) hosted its 1-day Coastal Fisheries symposium on the 9th of December.
Estimating the number of fish in the sea is a wet, cold, and inexact business. To gauge how populations are faring—a critical part of managing fisheries—researchers typically drag a large net behind a ship, counting and measuring what they catch.
The collapse of negotiations to regulate and manage tuna stocks in the Eastern Pacific Ocean last week is cause for international concern.
The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council will set the acceptable biological catch for the American Samoa bottomfish fishery for fishing years 2021-2022.