Tag: Fisheries management

Assessment of the status of coastal reef fish in Pacific Island Countries


This abstract submitted to Artisanal Coastal Fisheries session at World Fisheries Congress, to be held in Adelaide, Australia in October, 2020. Submitted by David Welch et al. Throughout the Pacific the vast majority of humans live in coastal areas and for centuries have relied on coastal marine resources as food for subsistence and livelihoods. Coastal…

The Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan


The Tuvalu Fisheries Department, in association with the Funafuti Kaupule (Island Council), Falekaupule (Elders), Fishermen in Funafuti Association (FOFA) and the community is developing a comprehensive plan for the management of stressed fishery resources on Funafuti Atoll. The plan is expected to optimise our use and benefits from fisheries. The Funafuti Reef Fisheries Stewardship Plan…