Pacific tuna is under threat from the world’s largest fishing nations including China, Japan and South Korea, warned Fiji’s Fisheries Minister, at the 14th Tuna Commission Meeting in Manila, which began on December 3.
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Results for Pacific Tuna
Monday 4 December 2017
Thursday 5 February 2015
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has announced its intentions to increase local Tuna catches for Pacific Islanders in order to improve food security. The plan is to expand the use of Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) to improve the local capacity for Tuna catches.
Wednesday 24 December 2014
Tuna longline fishing countries have agreed to limit Tuna catches in the Western and Central Pacific, according to the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), after a meeting earlier this month in Samoa.
Tuesday 24 December 2013
The Pacific Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) elected a new chairman for its board of directors at its annual general meeting last week 20 December 2013 in Nuku'alofa.
Friday 13 December 2013
Pacific Islands fisheries development projects have received USD$45 million in allocations from the European Union over the last four years to help promote sustainable management of fisheries resources and with the aim of ensuring maximum economic returns for the region from the resources. However, the countries in the region are mainly responsible for their own development - based on national strategies, the European Union reported.
Saturday 13 March 2010
Noumea, New Caledonia
Twenty scientists gathered recently at an International Tuna Tagging Workshop held at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community's (SPC) headquarters in New Caledonia. The world's largest ever tuna tagging project has released over 250,000 tagged tuna into the equatorial Western and Central Pacific Ocean and 35,000 tags have already been recovered. The data being collected will help in sustaining and protecting the world's largest resource of tuna.