Commission decisions in response to COVID-19, and information shared by CCMs on measures to combat the spread of COVID19 relevant to the WCPO Fishery - https://www.wcpfc.int/covid19


- Circular 2021/62: Update on WCPFC IUU Vessel List Matters

- Circular 2021/63: Advising that a CCM has Reported Exceeding 90% of their Bigeye Longline Catch Limit for 2021

- Circular 2021/64: Announcing Availability Online of draft CMR for each CCM and the Issuance of the Aggregated Report Drawing from the WCPFC Online Compliance Case File System

- Circular 2021/65: Proposed extension of COVID-19 Decisions until 15 December 2021

- Circular 2021/66: Advice from the United States of America of an Update to the Register of Authorised Inspection Vessels for the High Seas Boarding and Inspection Scheme



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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  • 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, Multipurpose vessel nei, Handliner, FISHING VESSEL NOT SPECIFIED, GILLNETTER, Liner nei, Jigging Line, MULTIPURPOSE VESSEL, LIFT NETTER, MOTHERSHIP, SEINER, Trawler-drifter, Stern trawler, TRAWLER, Tuna mothership, FISHERY TRAINING VESSEL or Pot vessel
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