The Assessment of the Interaction Between Fish Aggregating Devices and Artisanal Fisheries. Document 2: Vanuatu Country Report.

Abstract

Sections 1 and 2 of this report describe the geography and economy of Vanuatu, the historical context and give a general description of the fishery. In Section 3 the fishery resources and the marketing system of Vanuatu are described. Sections 4 and 5 describe the frame survey undertaken to establish new Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) deployment sites. Sections 6 and 7 describe the reactions of fishermen to the FADs and the trial fishing undertaken by the project on FADs in South Santo. Finally in section 8, general conclusions and recommendations are presented.

Citation

Marine Resources Assessment Group Ltd., Fisheries Management Science Programme, Overseas Development Administration, London, UK, 71 pp.

The Assessment of the Interaction Between Fish Aggregating Devices and Artisanal Fisheries. Document 2: Vanuatu Country Report.

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