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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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SPC Fisheries Newsletter #164


What happens when a FAD meets a wave buoy? What is the influence of climate events such as La Niña and El Niño on tunas? What is the nutritional value of reef fish and mud crabs? Will sea cage farming become viable in the Pacific? What should be done with waste generated by fishing vessels in the western and central Pacific? These are only five of the many topics addressed in the 12 original articles of this issue.


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Monitoring the vulnerability and adaptation of coastal
fisheries to climate change – Majuro Atoll, RMI


This report discusses the results of the survey, after those of 2011 and 2013, at Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), conducted in July and August 2018 under the project Monitoring the Vulnerability and Adaptation of Coastal Fisheries to Climate Change.The principal aim of the project is to better understand what role climate change is playing in influencing any observed changes in the health and productivity of coastal fisheries.....

 

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The status of sea cucumber populations in Samoa in 2019


Based on the outcomes of the 2019 surveys, which highlighted the state of sea cucumber stocks across Samoa, we make the following recommendations and suggestions, including conducting a review and revision of the Samoa Sea Cucumber Fisheries Management and Development Plan. The recommendations are aimed at introducing management practices to improve sea cucumber populations so that sustainable harvests can begin providing much needed economic benefits to communities across Samoa......


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SPC Fisheries Address Book 2021

Over 1600 fisheries related contacts from within and outside the Pacific Islands Region. These contacts are updated every year by the Information section of SPC FAME Division. Some recent demographic figures are also given for each SPC member country or territory.

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Other recent articles:

  • Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin #33  Read more..
  • Pacific handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture  Read more..
  • Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin #41  Read more..
  • SPC Fisheries Newsletter #163  Read more...
  • The status of sea cucumber stocks in the Kingdom of Tonga Download the PDF (2 Mb)...
  • Status of mangrove crabs around Pohnpei Island, Federated States of Micronesia Download the PDF (3 MB)...
  • Whale, dolphin and seabird ID cards, 2nd edition Download the PDF (2 MB)...
  • SPC Fisheries Newsletter #162 Read more...
  • Comparison of artisanal fishing activities across a human population gradient in Kiribati, and the potential impacts on six targeted reef fish species Download...
  • Manual on anchored fish aggregating devices(FADs): An update on FAD gear technology, designs and deployment methods for the Pacific Island region Read more...
  • Assessment of the coconut crab (Birgus latro) at Palmerston Atoll, Cook Islands Read more...

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