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The recent signing of amendments to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty by diplomats from the United States and the 16 Pacific Islands at Novotel Hotel in Nadi has been hailed a success.

The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission annual meeting opened yesterday in Nadi, Fiji with a traditional Fijian welcome ceremony and a call by the organization’s chairperson to appreciate “the value of incremental progress” in the Commission’s decision making process for fisheries conservation and management.

A joint-operation involving the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources Compliance Officers and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force over the weekend has led to the release of 27 dolphins from floating cages at Mbungana, Central Islands Province.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources recently, dispatched a number of its officers to certain hot spots in the provinces following reports of illegal harvesting of bech-de-mar by certain individuals.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) has categorically denied having any knowledge of an alleged harvesting of bech-de-mer on Luangiua as claimed by Dr Reginal Aipia in today’s Solomon Star.

Lily Wheatley, is a young graduate who joined the Ministry of Fisheries as its economist early this year. She graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Economics with Honours from Massey University in 2015.

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) will be hosting a National Longline (LL) Fisheries Management Workshop for Longline Fishery Operators and Stakeholders from September 13 -14 at the Heritage Park Hotel.

This workshop aims to provide an opportunity for all the stakeholders in the Longline Fishery to meet and discuss the MFMR plan ...

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