fisheries management
Tonga’s Ocean Plan set for 2021 start

Tonga’s Ocean Plan set for 2021 start

NUKU’ALOFA – Tongan officials expect to take the country’s Ocean Plan to cabinet this year after the initial plan was postponed. Having had nation-wide consultations in 2018 and 2019,...

Marshalls fisheries department updating tuna plan with New Zealand aid

Marshalls fisheries department updating tuna plan with New Zealand aid

Purse seine fishing vessels have crowded Majuro’s lagoon since late May as low world market prices and over-stocks of tuna at Bangkok canneries have slowed the transshipment process. Majuro has been the world’s busiest tuna transshipment port for the past several years.
Photo: Marianas Variety/Garry Venus,Francisco Blaha