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Region:    Australasia & the Pacific

Technical support to WWF on Albacore Fisheries management in WCPO Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomom Is, PNG, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Is, new Zealand

 - Project Dates:
March 2012 - March 2012

Description of Project:
Poseidon provided the technical contents to a WWF submission on Albacore fisheries management to WCPFC. The paper focusses on the significant growth in effort by vessels owned in China and Chinese Taipei, and the implications for fisheries and bycatch management.