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Development and management of Papua New Guinea"s marine fish resources

Parzival Copes

Development and management of Papua New Guinea"s marine fish resources

by Parzival Copes

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Published by Simon Fraser University, Institute of Fisheries Analysis in Burnaby, B.C .
Written in English


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Statementby Parzival Copes.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Simon Fraser University, Institute of Fisheries Analysis -- 82-3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13914842M

The waters of Papua New Guinea is world renowned for its rich and diverse fishery, from sedentary marine resources to reef fish and extending out to pelagic waters entailing rich tuna fishery. The National Fisheries Authority has the jurisdiction over all commercial fisheries and is at the forefront in managing these rich fisheries Size: 4MB. Find Human Resources expertise in Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea has an adult literacy rate of about 60% and English is the official language (). Most individuals use subsistence farming as the primary means of supporting themselves and their families, and thus only about 10% of the total labour force is in paid employment.

WHO WE ARE. The National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea is a. non-commercial statutory authority established and operating under the Fisheries Management Act and related regulations. 1 in 5 of Papua New Guinea’s assessed species is endemic to the country. Figure 11 of the Analysis shows their threat status by taxonomic group. Along with the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea has the highest number of assessed endemic mammals. The graph below shows the percentage of Papua New Guinea’s assessed species that are endemic by.

Papua New Guinea tightens fishing regulations in move towards sustainability A tool employed by the EU to compel other nations to combat damage to the marine environment and maintain the sustainability of fish stocks in their respective countries, the yellow card constitutes an official notification that the offending country could be. Development and Artisanal Fisheries Specialist on the United Nations Development Program’s Milne Bay Community-based Coastal and Marine Conservation Program in Papua New Guinea. He now lives and works in Fiji for the Foundation for the Peoples of the South Pacific International, seconded to the Marine Aquariam Council.


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Development and management of Papua New Guinea"s marine fish resources by Parzival Copes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The annual subsistence consumption of inshore marine and inland fisheries resources is ab, metric tonnes. There are many small scale commercial ventures. Some 8, tonnes of reef, lagoon and coastal pelagic fish are traded each year in coastal populations such as Port Moresby, Lae, A lotau, Wewak and Daru.

Shared Benefits of Protecting Fish Spawning Aggregations Lead to Cooperative Management. Location. Manus Province, Papua New Guinea. The challenge. The coral reefs of Papua New Guinea (PNG) are among the most species-diverse in the world and an important source of food and income for communities.

Coral Triangle Initiative. The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF) is a multilateral partnership of six countries working together to sustain extraordinary marine and coastal resources by addressing crucial issues such as food security, climate change and marine is broad scientific consensus that the Coral Triangle represents.

REEF FISH DIVERSITY The diversity of fishes recorded in locations around Papua New Guinea (PNG) is similar to neighbouring countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines (the Indo-Pacific centre of marine diversity). The number of fish species recorded on single dives in PNG is frequently exceptional including many of the highest per site diversities ever recorded.

The economy of Papua New Guinea is largely underdeveloped. It is dominated by the agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector and the minerals and energy extraction sector. The agricultural, forestry, and fishing sector accounts for most of the labour force of Papua New Guinea, while the minerals and energy extraction sector is responsible for most of the export cy: kina (PGK).

Aerial view of an islet in Manus Province. By Sven Frijlink June 6, Since WCS has been working in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to undertake marine conservation in the island provinces of New. The island nation of Papua New Guinea houses a great diversity of both freshwater and marine fish species.

The country’s coastlines, reefs, lakes, and rivers are teeming with exceptional fish species such as rainbow fish, gudgeons, and the iconic black bass. Papua New Guinea: Human Development Report, [Papua New Guinea Office of National Planning, United Nations Development Programme] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Owen Stanley Range, southeast Papua New Guinea. ColinF; Land. Papua New Guinea stretches from just south of the Equator to the Torres Strait, which separates New Guinea from Cape York Peninsula to the south, the northernmost extension of nd Papua New Guinea reaches its maximum north-south expanse of some miles ( km) along its western.

Together, fresh and tinned fish provide a small but important source of high-quality protein in the diet of Papua New Guineans. Fresh fish provides about percent of the average calorific intake of the average Papua New Guinean ( percent in rural areas and percent in urban areas), while tinned fish provides an average of percent.

Papua New Guinea has one of the largest fisheries zone in the Pacific and is blessed with abundant marine resources which covers an estimated area of around million km². The coastline and offshore archipelagos present a great diversity of.

Papua New Guinea: Country Strategy and Program (–). Manila. 2 ADB. Technical Assistance to Papua New Guinea for Preparing the Coastal Fisheries Management and Development Project. Manila. (TAfor $, approved on 20 December.).

Papua New Guinea is the largest tropical island in the Eastern Hemisphere, and has a great diversity of coastal deltas and marine environments. The country has a fairly large water area of 3, km 2, and a coastline of 17, km and agriculture, forestry and fisheries contribute 33% of its GDP ().

Validates the completion report's assessment of the project aimed at sustaining the fishing industry by improving harbor facilities and implementing sustainable management of coastal fishery resources in Milne Bay, Morobe, New Ireland and Western provinces in Papua New Guinea.

IED overall assessment: Partly successful. Papua New Guinea and FAO Partnering for sustainable agricultural development and food security Papua New Guinea joined the Organization in and cooperation was strengthened with the opening of a country office in FAO assistance has aimed at achieving food security through environmentally sustainable local food production.

Female share of employment in senior and middle management (%) n.a. Female shares of graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics programmes at tertiary level (%) n.a.

Gender Inequality Index (GII) n.a. Human Development Index (HDI), female: n.a. Human Development Index (HDI), male: n.a. Mandatory paid maternity leave (days) n.a. Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - Daily life and social customs: People’s daily lives vary enormously in Papua New Guinea, with the great majority of the population living across the diverse rural landscape in villages or hamlets.

Daily life usually centres on the extended family, whose primary responsibilities are producing food for subsistence and rearing children. The reefs of Papua New Guinea face a suite of threats from local impacts (over-fishing, development, siltation), transnational (shifts in fisheries pressure, live reef fish trade) and global sources (increased sea surface temperatures, oceanic acidification) [8,27,28].

Despite these threats, the reefs still house a high diversity of fishes and Cited by: 4 Figure 2: HDI trends for Papua New Guinea, Cambodia and Lao People's Democratic Republic, Papua New Guinea’s HDI of is above the average of for countries in the low human development group and below the File Size: KB.

Marine Resources PNG, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 1, likes 3 talking about this. Papua New Guinea is one of the countries in the Coral Triangle region to have high abundance and diversity of Followers: K. Takes a critical look at a current model of fisheries management which is based on principles related to Hardin’s “Tragedy of the Commons”.

According to this model, where access to a fishery is free, it is not in the interest of the community to limit their fishing effort. To prevent over‐fishing and eventual destruction of fish stocks, fisheries managers in Papua New Guinea. The Tonda Wildlife Management Area is Papua New Guinea’s most extensive protected area.

It occupies an area of 2, square miles. It is a wetland of international importance that is located in the Western Province’s south-western corner.

56 fish species and 50 mammalian species have been recorded here along with several reptilian.The waters around Papua New Guinea contain large stocks of marine resources. Within the mile economic zone are large varieties of fish, including migrating schools of tuna. Besides abundant tuna and other pelagic species, several other commercially important fish, shellfish, and sedentary species are found in Papua New Guinea waters.