Annual report to the commission - Part 1: information on fisheries, research and statistics: Republic of the Marshall Islands [AR CCM 12] Oceanic and Industrial Affairs Division, Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority, Republic of the Marshall Islands

By: Marshall Islands Marine Resources AuthorityContributor(s): Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission | Scientific Committee Regular Session Nuku'alofa, Tonga 10-19 August 2010 6thMaterial type: ArticleArticlePublication details: [Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia] Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) 2010Description: Unpaged 30 cm. ill., tables, graphs, mapsOther title: Republic of the Marshall Islands annual report part 1 Information on fisheries, research and statisticsSubject(s): Fisheries -- Marshall Islands -- Congresses | Fisheries -- Marshall Islands -- StatisticsDDC classification: 639.27783 Online resources: Download (PDF/716 KB) Summary: "The tuna fishery in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is comprised of foreign flagged purse seine, pole-and-line and longline vessels and RMI-flagged purse seine and longline vessels. Most of the foreign flagged longline vessels operate in support of domestic development activities and are based locally. With a new purse seine vessel joining the fishery in 2009, total catch of the national fleet operating throughout the Western and Central Pacific Ocean was 44,342 mt, an increase of around 27% compared to the previous year. There was also an increase in catch from the national longline fleet however the increase was not as pronounced. Overall catch estimates from licensed foreign fleets operating in the RMI EEZ in 2009 amounted to just over 20,000 mt with 76% of the catch attributed to the purse seine fleets and a majority of the catch comprising of skipjack tuna."
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"The tuna fishery in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is comprised of foreign flagged purse seine, pole-and-line and longline vessels and RMI-flagged purse seine and longline vessels. Most of the foreign flagged longline vessels operate in support of domestic development activities and are based locally. With a new purse seine vessel joining the fishery in 2009, total catch of the national fleet operating throughout the Western and Central Pacific Ocean was 44,342 mt, an increase of around 27% compared to the previous year. There was also an increase in catch from the national longline fleet however the increase was not as pronounced. Overall catch estimates from licensed foreign fleets operating in the RMI EEZ in 2009 amounted to just over 20,000 mt with 76% of the catch attributed to the purse seine fleets and a majority of the catch comprising of skipjack tuna."