Trends in the Seychelles tuna fishery
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Trends in the Seychelles tuna fishery by R. M. Bargain

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Published by Seychelles Fishing Authority in [Victoria] .
Written in English

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In English, with abstract in English and French.

Other titlesExpert Consultation on Indian Ocean Tunas, 09-14th November 1998
StatementR.M. Bargain.
ContributionsSeychelles Fishing Authority.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2000/00704 (S)
The Physical Object
Pagination15 leaves, 4 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6814341M
LC Control Number00283889

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16 The Seychelles Tuna Fishery and Climate Change Francis Marsac. Introduction Observed Responses of Tuna Fisheries to Environmental Anomalies Projected Environmental Changes and Possible Effects on Tuna Fisheries Possible Impacts on the Seychelles Economy Conclusions Acknowledgements   By the end of , there were 48 French and Spanish tuna vessels fishing in Seychelles waters. Within two years the tuna industry had turned Seychelles' EEZ into a fisheries bonanza, coming in a close second to tourism as a foreign exchange earner. The main tuna fishing grounds have been east of the Seychelles. SEYCHELLES Fisheries in the ESA-IO Region: Profile and Trends COUNTRY REVIEW SEYCHELLES. for each country the trends in status of fisheries, major social and economic dynamics of relevance to the fishery sector, policy, legal and administrative frameworks, and management regimes The present (including canned tuna, fish meal, and File Size: KB. The economy of Seychelles will be negatively affected if the country conforms to the decision of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to use as the reference year to reduce yellowfin tuna catch by 15 percent, officials in the island nation's fishing industry said Friday Officials have been working to find a way forward after the IOTC made the decision in June last year for purse.

Port Victoria, the main port of the capital of the Seychelles, an Indian Ocean archipelago of islands, is one of the busiest tuna fishing ports in the world, where an average of , metric tonnes of fish are landed and transshipped every year. Fisheries account for an income of $ million yearly into the Seychelles economy, according to statistics from the Seychelles Fishing Authority. Tuna fishing in the Pacific Islands region has a rich history. For centuries, tuna have provided an important source of food for Pacific Island peoples and the traditional fishing techniques and equipment involved are part of their cultural heritage. Today, tuna are also an important source of income and employment for many SPC island members. Seychelles exported more than 6, tonnes of fish and crustaceans in , injecting over $13 million in the country's economy, recent data from the Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA) show. Since Seychelles' independence in , per capita output has expanded to roughly seven times the old near-subsistence has been led by the tourist sector, which employs about 30% of the labor force and provides more than 70% of hard currency earnings, followed by tuna recent years the government has encouraged foreign investment in order to upgrade hotels and other.

Summary of Key Trends in WCPO Tuna Fisheries Policy.. 50 Summary of Key Trends in WCPO Tuna Fisheries Outcomes.. 54 IV. Key Drivers of Future Changes in Western & Central Pacific Tuna Fisheries.. 66 Evolution of Key Non-Policy or External Drivers of WCPO Tuna Fisheries. A majority of the Seychelles-flagged purse seiners fishing in the island nation's waters have reached their annual yellowfin quota for the year and are awaiting the beginning of the year to resume. neritic water fisheries and distant water fishing nations. Global tuna production has been estimated to be around million tonnes (t) in The contribution by the Indian Ocean tuna fisheries was 22% of the total tuna production of million t. The rapid expansion of the tuna fisheries in the world oceans, especially the long line. Marguerite M's 4 research works with 77 citations and reads, including: Investigation of the importance of reef fish spawning aggregations for the sustainable management of artisanal fisheries.