TITLE

The Fight for Fish

AUTHOR(S)
Norris, Andrew
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2010, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the tuna fishery which supports economy and independence of the Pacific island nations. It states that it has four species out of which skipjack is targeted the most and is generally found in the western and central Pacific ocean. These nations earn money through tuna fisheries in the form of fishing license and access fees from foreign fleets operating in the region. Kiribati reportedly generates 20-35 million dollars through fishing licenses.
ACCESSION #
52805357

 

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