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View the PDF document Fish and meat consumption of Tongan people (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 1, 1994)
Author(s): Finau, T. L., Udagawa, K., Nakajo, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 29-36
ASFA Keywords: Market research, Consumers, Surveys, Fishery economics
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A questionnaire was used to establish an estimate of marine product and meat consumption by Tongatapu people. By analyzing 79 answers, it has been found that most of the people prefer marine products to meats except for young women in their teens and twenties.

View the PDF document Funafuti Marine Conservation area, Tuvalu: report of the bird survey (August 31 - September 11 1998)
Author(s): Lauti, T., Alefai, T., Watling, D.
Publisher: Funafuti Marine Conservation
Place: Tuvalu
Date: 1998
Notes: Funafuti Marine Concervation Area, Tuvalu
ASFA Keywords: Aquatic birds, Surveys
Country Collection: Tuvalu

View the PDF document Operation pattern of fish markets on Tongatapu Island (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 1, 1994)
Author(s): Tulua, S., Udagawa, K.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 21-28
ASFA Keywords: Surveys, Fishery products, Market research
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: One week survey on sales of fisheries products was conducted at Vuna and Faua (road side) fish markets in Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island. The largest sale was recorded for Saturday followed by Friday.

View the PDF document Options for the management of the Faua fish market
Author(s): Elsy, R.
Publisher: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1986
Notes: A report prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forests
ASFA Keywords: Fishery resources, Market research, Surveys , Fishery development
Abstract: To examine present fish marketing structure, infrastructure plans, programmes and materials available for immediate future fish marketing operations, together with the fish market site at the new Faua harbour, its access and operational design, and the plans for expanding artisanal and industrial fisheries.

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)
Date: 1995
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 Results of the field surveys on giant clam stock in the Tongatapu Island group (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 3, 1995)
Author(s): Tu'avao, T., Loto'ahea, T., Udagawa, K., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 1-10
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Surveys, Fishery data, Fisheries development, Stock assessment
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A series of surveys was conducted on the giant clam stocks in the Tongatapu Island group by the towing, free swimming, transect line and scuba diving methods. The density of T. maxima was high at Ha'atafu and Hakauiki Reef. The giant clam stock seems to have greatly decreased around Hakau Mamao Reef since 1979.

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)
Date: 1995
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 An underwater visual census survey of the marine aquarium fish resources of Funafuti Atoll, Tuvalu
Author(s): Yeeting, B., Poulasi, T.
Publisher: Fisheries Department. Minsitry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Place: Tuvalu
Date: 2007
Notes: A technical report prepared on behalf of the Fisheries Department of Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries of Tuvalu. Draft
ASFA Keywords: Ornamental fish, Fishery resources, Surveys

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