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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 two sections: the Aquaculture Section and the Coastal Fisheries Management, Science and Livelihoods Section.

 

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Comparison of artisanal fishing activities across a human population gradient in Kiribati, and the potential impacts on six targeted reef fish species

 

 

This study aims to assess artisanal coastal fishing activities in Kiribati and their impact on six reef species: Albula glossodonta, Cephalopholis argus, Lethrinus nebulosus, Lethrinus obsoletus, Lethrinus olivaceus and Lutjanus gibbus.

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Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin #32

 

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented health, social and economic crisis with ripple effects felt around the world... Pandemics are not gender neutral, and there is growing evidence that women and girls are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. For example, there has been an increasing concern about the spike in gender-based violence during lockdowns and curfews, with gender agencies and organisations quick to set up helplines.

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Assessment of the coconut crab (Birgus latro) at Palmerston Atoll, Cook Islands

 

This report presents the results of a coconut crab assessment conducted on Palmerston Atoll in October and November 2018, and provides recommendations to assist the local island government to effectively manage the coconut crab population on the island...

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Manual on anchored fish aggregating devices(FADs): An update on FAD gear technology, designs and deployment methods for the Pacific Island region

 

 

 

 

This manual updates the SPC 2005 FAD manual (Chapman et al. 2005) by drawing on experience and lessons learned by FAD practitioners across the Pacific over the past decade. Practitioners include individuals from regional organisations, national and provincial governments, non-governmental organisations, and fisher associations and communities...

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