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Theme Fisheries and Aquaculture
Code F-ECM-2.1.10
Sub-theme Economics of Fisheries and Aquaculture: macro aspects.
Name Annual offshore foreign based catch by value ($US000)
Calculation/Formula Catch in volume by fleet and market category x current market prices US$
Unit of Measure US$
Purpose/Rationale To characterize the value of landed catch (mainly tuna) by foreign vessels within the country’s exclusive economic zone.
Policy Linkages Forum Fisheries Agency
Preferred Data Sources Economic indicators update report (Forum Fisheries Agency), including spreadsheet attachments (“value of WCPO tuna fisheries”).
Primary Data Collection System Survey - International Agency / Global Monitoring
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management OFP
SPC Programme FAME
Link to SPC Division Plan OFP.1. and OFP.3.
Numerator Catch in volume by fleet and market category x current market prices converted to US$
Component 1 Skipjack
Component 2 Yellowfin, bigeye, albacore
Component 3 Bigeye
Component 4 Albacore