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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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12th SPCHeads of Fisheries Meeting, 12–14 May 2020

 

The SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting provides technical oversight of all SPC work in the field of fisheries and aquaculture, as well as an opportunity to discuss in detail topics of special interest. It covers both of SPC's Fisheries Programmes: Oceanic and Coastal. The Heads of Fisheries meeting is intended to cover the entire range of work of national and territorial fisheries administrations. Because of the Covid-19 situation, the 12th SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting will be a virtual meeting, taking place online from the 12th to the 14th of May 2020.....

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Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin #40

This 40th issue of the SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin includes 15 original articles and scientific observations from a wide variety of regions around the world. We begin with an article by Di Simone et al., discussing the recent addition of three Holothuriidae species (teatfish: Holothuria fuscogilva, H. nobilis and H. whitmaei) to CITES Appendix 2. Di Simone and her colleagues note that this first “listing” for holothurians will probably be closely monitored to determine whether CITES is the right instrument for their conservation...

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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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Trochus in the Pacific Islands: a review of the fisheries, management and trade

 

This report is an overview of the fisheries, management and trade of trochus in the Pacific Islands region. The study involved visits to Pacific Island countries and territories where the trade is active or has been active in the recent past. Those visits resulted in the preparation of national trochus profiles. Data in the profiles are extracted, compiled, compared, and used together with information from the literature and trochus wholesalers to portray the trochus fisheries and trade in the region and internationally. Topics of special interest are explored...

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