Circular 2023/26: Re: Notification to all CCM purse seine fleets that a WCPFC trial of biodegradable drifting Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) is now underway in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (Project 110)

Circular 2023/27: WCPFC19 Summary Report

Circular 2023/28: Meeting Notice and Provisional Agenda for the Eighth Joint IATTC and WCPFC-NC Working Group Meeting on the Management of Paific Bluefin Tuna (JWG-08) and the Nineteenth Regular Session of the Northern Committee (NC19)



Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) was established by the Convention for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPF Convention) which entered into force on 19 June 2004.  Read more about the commission 

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  • Type groupings:
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