Fishing

total fish catch (metric tons) in rmi eez by method: 1998 - 2006
  Method of catch
  Long Line Purse-Seine Pole and Line Total
1998 2,147 65,551 18,392 86,090
1999 4,829 23,743 3,944 32,515
2000 2,110 20,403 8,208 30,721
2001 4,176 36,324 16,243 56,743
2002 2,090 28,915 7,316 38,321
2003 3,100 3,381 94 6,575
2004 2,166 14,499 1,171 17,836
2005 2,048 17,974 466 20,488
2006 1 2,745 10,170 24 12,939

Source: Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority. 20061data are provisional, but coverage  is "high"