Over 55% of the key tuna catch comes from within the waters of the Pacific Island Countries and Territories, and many of these countries rely on the continued sustainability of the tuna stocks to obtain important national income and employment opportunities for their people. The Pacific Ocean represents 48% of the world’s ocean. In this Ocean area, the Western and Central Pacific is a key region for tuna. Check out this video to understand how the four main regional fisheries agencies – SPC, FFA, Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) and Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) – are working together to maintain the healthy status of Tuna in the Pacific.
The sustainable management of Pacific tuna fisheries
2 May 2021
Fisheries, Aquaculture & Marine Ecosystems (FAME) Division