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Circular 2017/47: "Meeting Date to Progress the Draft Bridging CMM for South Pacific Albacore", Circular 2017/48: "Update on Logistics for the Intersessional Meeting to Progress the Draft Bridging CMM on Tropical Tunas"  and Circular 2017/49: "Performance Evaluation for the Executive Director​" now available on secure section of Commission website.

2017-08-02

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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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WCPFC launches all-new Bycatch Management Information System (BMIS) web portal - 5 May in Pohnpei

On the eve of two major fisheries meetings for the Eastern and Western Pacific, the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Management Commission (WCPFC), with funding from the Common Oceans ABNJ Tun

Survey Design for Major Pacific Shark Tagging Study Developed by Expert Panel

Information generated by satellite tagging of sharks such as this one provide critical information for management © C. Duffy

Notes

  • Vessel type groupings may be filtered by selecting or unselecting vessel type groupings in the legend
  • Type groupings:
    • Longliner = Tuna longliner, Longliner or Freezer Longliner
    • Purse seiner = Tuna purse seiner or Purse seiner
    • Carrier & Bunker = FISH CARRIER or BUNKER
    • Others = HARPOON, Troller, FISHERY RESEARCH VESSEL, FISHING VESSEL NOT SPECIFIED, Multipurpose vessel nei, Handliner, GILLNETTER, Liner nei, Jigging Line, MULTIPURPOSE VESSEL, LIFT NETTER, MOTHERSHIP, SEINER, Trawler-drifter, Stern trawler, TRAWLER or Tuna mothership
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