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About SPC's Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP)

The Coastal Fisheries Programme (CFP) is one of two programmes that make up the Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystem (FAME) Division of SPC, the other one being the Oceanic Fisheries Programme. The CFP’s goal is: “coastal fisheries, nearshore fisheries and aquaculture in Pacific Island Countries and Territories are managed and developed sustainably”. The CFP is made up of three sections: Aquaculture, Nearshore Fisheries Development and Coastal Fisheries Science and Management.

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Handling seafood in the Pacific Islands: Information sheets for fishers, vendors and consumers

 

Fish is an essential part of the diet in the Pacific Islands. Much of the fish that is eaten has been caught and traded by someone other than the consumer. To assure that fresh and healthy fish is accessible through these distribution chains, the handling of fish must be hygienic and appropriate. SPC and WorldFish have partnered to produce a new set of five information sheets about ways to keep fish fresh, healthy and safe for human consumption for as long as possible.

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SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin #39

 

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This edition contains two articles that are both centred on Melanesian topics. The first, ‘Catching names: Folk taxonomy of marine fauna on Takuu Atoll, Papua New Guinea’, by Anke Moesinger, describes and analyses how the islanders of Takuu Atoll perceive and make use of their marine environment. This article also presents an analysis of the Takuu residents’ descriptions and classifications of 200 local marine vertebrates and invertebrates...

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National Strategy on Aquatic Biosecurity for the Solomon Islands 2018–2023

 

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Biosecurity is a significant and extremely important component in the trade and movement of aquatic organisms and food products. The strong emphasis on controlling the spread of viruses and other pathogens from one area to another to safeguard the health of animals, humans and the economy makes biosecurity the highest priority for governments and countries.

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SPC Beche-de-Mer Information Bulletin #38

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This 38th issue of the SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin includes eighteen original articles. The first two relate to the Pacific Islands region. Hair et al. highlight a case study of the sea cucumber fishery of the Tigak Islands (New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea), which was carried out after the lifting of a seven-and-a-half year nationwide moratorium on sea cucumber fishing and the beche-de-mer trade (p. 3). Lee makes observations about the length-weight relationship, movement rates and spawning of Holothuria scabra in Fiji (p. 11)...

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