Status of Interactions of Pacific Tuna Fisheries in 1995

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Edited by

Richard S. Shomura
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA

Jacek Majkowski
Marine Resources Service
Fishery Resources Division
Fisheries Department

Robert F. Harman
Honolulu, Hawaii 96805, USA

Proceeding of the Second FAO Expert Consultation
on Interactions of Pacific Tuna Fisheries
Shimizu, Japan 23 to 31 January 1995

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Preparation of this document



Cooperative research on interactions of Pacific tuna fisheries: FAO's project and the associated Consultations

Common themes in the proceedings of the first Consultation on Interactions of Pacific Tuna Fisheries

Types of tuna fisheries interactions

Some technical issues regarding the study of fisheries interactions

Unresolved problems and questions from the first FAO Consultation on Interactions of Pacific Tuna Fisheries

Multi-species and multi-gear tuna fisheries in the Atlantic and possible interactions between gears and species

Some interaction issues in the fisheries for tunas and tuna-like fishes of the Indian Ocean

Interactions between tuna fisheries: A global review with specific examples from the Atlantic Ocean

Interactions among fisheries in separate grounds: a tag-recapture method

A method to estimate movement from changes in estimated distributions, and then revise those estimates

An aggregate model of effort distribution for the eastern Pacific tuna fishery

A simulation model of tagging experiments for yellowfin tuna in the western Indian Ocean

Formulation of model for studying interactions of yellowfin tuna fisheries in the western Pacific

Interaction between small-scale fisheries in Kiribati and the industrial purse seine fishery in the western and central Pacific Ocean

Do local catches affect local abundance? Time series analysis on Hawaii's tuna fisheries

Interactions of tunas and big pelagic fishes among sport and commercial fisheries in Mexican waters of the Pacific Ocean

Tuna fisheries interactions in Malaysia

Monitoring landings of Taiwanese tuna longliners at Penang Harbour

Interaction of Thai tuna fisheries: Problems, research and development

Studies of Indonesian tuna fisheries, Part 1: Interactions between coastal and offshore tuna fisheries in Manado and Bitung, North Sulawesi1

Studies of Indonesian tuna fisheries, Part 2: Changes in yellowfin abundance in the Gulf of Tomini and North Sulawesi1

Western Pacific Yellowfin Tuna Research Group findings on tuna fisheries interactions

Korean tuna fisheries in the Pacific Ocean and interaction between the fisheries

A spatial model to investigate the effects on catches of tunas in the eastern Pacific Ocean which might have ensued from curtailment of certain fishing methods

Interaction between vessels fishing for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the northeastern and southeastern Pacific

Interaction between Mexican longline and purse seine fisheries for yellowfin tuna in the eastern Pacific Ocean

Influence of purse seine fishery on longline fishery for yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in the western Indian Ocean

Studies on the population structure of skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis, in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean: Signs of interaction potential using environmental data

Skipjack movement and fisheries interaction in the western Pacific

A method for estimating fishery interactions from South Pacific albacore catch-at-length data using the SPARCLE model

Movement of large bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, in the North Pacific Ocean, as determined from the Japanese longline fishery, and implications regarding interactions between the fisheries of the western and eastern Pacific Ocean

Indices of abundance of northern bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, in the eastern Pacific Ocean

Interactions of Atlantic bluefin tuna fisheries

Interactions between surface and longline fisheries for southern bluefin tuna based on recent tagging results: the implications of reporting rates

Interactions of longtail tuna fisheries in the western South China Sea

Human interaction in tuna fishery management

United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks: Summary of developments and relevance to the FAO Consultation on Interaction of Pacific Tuna Fisheries

Examination of data relevant to tuna fisheries interactions in the Philippines and Indonesia

Species Identification of small juvenile tunas caught in surface fisheries in the Philippines

Overview of the biological, economic, social and political concerns related to interactions of Pacific tuna fisheries

Recent developments in the tuna fisheries of the Federated States of Micronesia

Report generation and data display from the NMT memory tag: A software demonstration

An indexed bibliography of papers on tagging of tunas and billfishes: Supplement 1

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