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View the PDF document Biological survey and management of mullet resource in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Kimura, T.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 37-45
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The resource of Mugil cephalus in Tonga has been reduced by overfishing during the last few decades. To meet the local demand for mullet, a five-year project of the Ministry of Fisheries is evaluating the feasibility of mullet pen culture in Fanga'uta lagoon.

View the PDF document Giant clam marketing in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Loto'ahea, T., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 69-75
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Clam culture, Market research, Marketing
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: In order to support the giant clam stock enhancement program in Tonga, and to earn foreign currency, several markets for the cultured giant clams were investigated. Only the aquarium market was found suitable for the current production level and growth rate of the clams.

View the PDF document Marketing trial of cultured giant clam, Tridacna gigas, in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Paongo, 'O., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 7-13
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Clam culture, Marketing
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A marketing trial of the cultured giant clam, Tridacna gigas, was carried out in October 1994. The clams were sold at T$1.00 - T$4.00 per piece depending on their size. All the clams on sale were 4-year old and still immature with no development of gonads.

View the PDF document Mullet resource and aquaculture in Tonga: Background of mullet pen culture trial (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Kimura, T., Fa'anunu, 'U.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 29-37
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Cage culture, Aquaculture, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The decline of the mullet resource has been a concern to the people since the early 1970s in Tonga (Wilkinson 1977, Ludwig 1979, Zann et al, 1984). The Ministry of Fisheries had conducted several research projects for the mullet resource, such as a biological survey and pond culture trial, as well as conservation programs, however, no effective results had been confirmed.

View the PDF document A preliminary seed production of green snail (Turbo marmoratus) in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Manu, N., Fa'anunu, 'U., Niumeitolu, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 1-12
ASFA Keywords: Gastropod fisheries, Fishery development, Breeding, Rearing
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Green snail, Turbo marmoratus, is a very important marine resource in the South Pacific Island countries. Although there are suitable habitats in Tonga, this species does not occur naturally.

View the PDF document The present status of introduced trochus and green snail in the Tongatapu Island group (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Kikutani, K., Fa'anunu, 'U., Manu, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 31-36
ASFA Keywords: Marine molluscs, Mollusc fisheries, Fishery development, Surveys
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Trochus, Trochus niloticus, and green snail, Turbo marmoratus, contribute to the foreign income of the South Pacific Islands countries, however, although there are suitable habitats for them, neither species occurs naturally in Tonga.

View the PDF document Stock enhancement trial to a low productivity lake: A review of tilapia introduction and a follow up survey of a grey mullet releasing experiment in Lake Ano, Vava'u (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Kimura, T., Fa'anunu, 'U., Siola'a, M.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 15-23
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Surveys, Fishery development, Freshwater fish
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Tilapia mosambica was introduced into Lake Ano, Vava'u in 1957 and has established a good fishery stock to the previously poor producing, isolated, brackish water lake. The success is due to good management and cooperation of the people living near the lake as well as the adaptability of the tilapia species.

View the PDF document Study of lobsters, families palinuridae and scyllaridae, in the Kingdom of Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Kava, V., Fa'anunu, 'U., Udagawa, K.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 53-72
ASFA Keywords: Lobster fisheries, Fishery development, Fishery management
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Three species of lobsters in Tonga, Panurilus penicillatus, P. longipes and Parribacus caledonicus were investigated between March 1993 and January 1995.

View the PDF document Tonga Fisheries - Inshore fisheries statistics : Annual report 1995
Author(s): Vaikona, L., Kava, V., Fa'anunu, 'U.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries & JICA
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: Statistical data presented in this report comprise entirely of sampled and estimated finfish and shellfish landing for 1995
ASFA Keywords: Annual Reports, Fisheries, Fishery management
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Effective management of the Kingdom's inshore fishery resources requires accumilating data of fishing pressure, type of fishing methods used and annual harvest.

View the PDF document Tonga report - Climate change, variability and sea level rise
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U.
Publisher: Ministry of Civil Aviation and Meteorological Services
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: A requirement for National Communications to the Conference of the Parties (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Country Collection: Tonga

View the PDF document Transport of live green snails, Turbo marmoratus, from Japan to Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 3, 1995)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Kikutani, K.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Notes: pp. 39-41
ASFA Keywords: Gastropod fisheries, Air transportation, Survival
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The green snail, Turbo marmoratus, was first introduced to Tonga from Vanuatu in 1993, to create a new fishery of this commercially valuable species. Fifty live green snails were transported by air on August 8, 1993. The flight from Vanuatu to Tonga took seventeen hours and twenty minutes and the survival rate of the snails was 100% one week later (Fa'anunu and Sone, 1994).

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