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 

Page Updated 28 May, 2012

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  • Vessel type groupings may be filtered by selecting or unselecting vessel type groupings in the legend
  • Type groupings:
    • Bunker: Bunker
    • Fish carrier: Fish carrier
    • Longliner: Longliner, Tuna longliner, Freezer longliner
    • Others: Trawler, Side trawler, Side trawler wet-fish, Side trawler freezer, Stern trawler, Stern trawler wet-fish, Stern trawler freezer, Stern trawler factory, Outrigger trawler, Trawler nei, Seiner, North american type seiner, European type seiner, Seiner netter, Seiner nei, Dredger, Dredger using boat dredge, Dredger using mechanical dredge, Dredger nei, Lift netter, Lift netter - boat operated net, Lift netter nei, Gillnetter, Trap setter, Pot vessel, Trap setter nei, Liner, Handliner, Japanese type liner, American type liner, Troller, Liner nei, Vessel using pumps for fishing, Multipurpose vessel, Seiner-handliner, Trawler-purse seiner, Trawler-drifter, Multipurpose vessel nei, Recreational fishing vessel, Fishing vessel not specified, Mothership, Salted-fish mothership, Factory mothership, Tuna mothership, Mothership for two-boat purse seining, Mothership nei, Hospital ship, Protection and survey vessel, Fishery research vessel, Fishery training vessel, Non-fishing vessel nei, Jigging line, Harpoon, Factory longliner
    • Pole and line: Pole and line
    • Purse seiner: Purse seiner, Tuna purse seiner
    • Support vessel: Support vessel
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