Improving South Pacific tuna longline policy and management

Caught tuna fish lying on the ground and a man

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Fisheries Forum Agency
FFA members, focused on those with interest in the Southern Longline fishery
Approximately USD 500,000 (annually)
SPC Contact
Graham Pilling

Supporting FFA’s NZ MFAT funded project to implement the Regional Longline Strategy.

SPC works with the FFA Secretariat with the aim of delivering improved management of the southern longline fishery, focused on South Pacific albacore tuna. SPC provides scientific information and advice to inform management options, and works at regional, sub-regional and national levels to provide support for technical approaches to underpin appropriate management mechanisms.