Fisheries Story: Fat is a sign of good health for Tuna

Do you know what a Fatmeter is? It is an electronic device to measure the amount of fat present. It has been used over the past 10 years by the SPC Fisheries scientist team to measure fat content in individual tuna. Simple and quick, the scientist just…

EU Marine Programme Launches New Website

The Pacific-European Union (EU) Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme has launched its new website today. The website, which can be accessed here, contains extensive information on the programme’s activities in coastal fisheries, marine biodiversity,…

11 September, 2020 - Giulia's Tuna Tagging Adventure Continues

Now at the halfway point of the 2020 Pacific Tuna Tagging expedition, Giulia Anderson reports on their progress as they chase schools of tuna across the vast waters of Kiribati's EEZ and the Phoenix Islands Protected Area.   As an early career scientist…

COVID Thrusts Local Marine Scientist Into High Seas Adventure

Napo'opo'o native, Giulia Anderson, is a young fisheries molecular geneticist who has suddenly found herself as an integral part of a 7-week research expedition to monitor the health of world’s largest tuna fishery, which

[Virtual] Training on Fisheries Management for Kiribati & Nauru

​This is a virtual training workshop with Fisheries officers from Kiribati and Nauru. The training is 2 hours every morning for 5 days. 
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