The Fight for Fish

Norris, Andrew
August 2010
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2010, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p34
Conference Proceeding
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.


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