PIMRIS Regional Repositry
View the PDF document Background report on commodity production and other economic activities in the Huon Gulf District, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Date: 2006
Notes: Report prepared for the Bris Kanda Rural Economic Development Program Lae Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
ASFA Keywords: Fisheries, Fishery Management; Fishery regulations
Country Collection: Papua New Guinea

View the PDF document Baretoa Passage Report : Marakei Island
Author(s): Tikai, T., Kautu, K.
Publisher: Fisheries Division, Kiribati
Place: Tetabuki, Marakei (Kiribati)
Date: 1986
ASFA Keywords: Fishery boundaries
Country Collection: Kiribati
Abstract: A visit was made to the island from 6/10 - 8/10/86 by the Senior Fisheries Officer to Marakei Island to assess fisheries division input to the Marakei Island Council on the Baretoa Passage issue. This visit was greatly assisted by the stationed Fisheries Assistant Mr Kamatie Kautu. A visit was made to the passage plus interview with the President of the Council, the clerk, some councillors plus some individuals.

View the PDF document Baseline survey: assessing abundance of commercially important invertebrates of the Marapa and Sumeruka Marine Protected Areas, Marau Sound, Guadalcanal. 3rd-9th April, 2004
Author(s): Ramohia, P.
Publisher: Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources. Ministry of Natural Respurces
Place: Honiara (Solomon Islands)
Date: 2004
Notes: A report compiled for FSPI
ASFA Keywords: Invertebrates, Commercial species, Abundance
Country Collection: Solomon Islands

View the PDF document Baseline survey of Maninita Island, Va'vau, Kingdom of Tonga
Author(s): Watling, D.
Publisher: Department of Environment, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 2002
Notes: Preliminary report
ASFA Keywords: Baseline studies, Protected areas, Recreation
Abstract: Maninita, the southernmost island of the Va'vau group is an important seabird nesting site and a proposed national protected area as identified by the Government of Tonga's Ministry of Lands, Survey and Natural Resorces.

View the PDF document Basic information on the marine resources of the Cook Islands
Author(s): Ministry of Marine Resources and Marine Resource Divison, SPC
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of the Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: [nd]
ASFA Keywords: Marine resources, Organizations
Country Collection: Cook Islands

View the PDF document Beru visitation- brief report
Author(s): Tetoa, B.
Publisher: Kiribati Government
Place: Kiribati
Date: 2010
Notes: Report produced with the help with Taiwan Government
ASFA Keywords: Fish ponds, Milk fish
Country Collection: Kiribati

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)
Date: 1995
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 Breeding season of the Tongan shellfish 3. Elongated giant clam (kukukuku), Tridacna maxima (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 3, 1995)
Author(s): Manu, N., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 25-33
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Breeding, Breeding seasons
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Monthly samples of T. maxima were taken at Vuna Wharf fish market in Tongatapu Island from April 1992 to March 1993. T. maxima at 40-59mm SL were all male. The ratio of hermaphrodite shells grandually increased from 60mm SL to 140mm SL at which size all shells became hermaphrodite.

View the PDF document Breeding season of the Tongan shellfish. 4. Turbans ('Elili), Turbo spp. (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Manu, N., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 1-8
ASFA Keywords: Shellfish fishery, Breeding seasons, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Monthly samples of Turbo setosus were taken in the Tongatapu island group from April 1992 to March 1993. The maximum gonad index was observed in April 1992, however, another three peaks also appeared with 3 - 4 months intervals. Spawning of T. setosus seems to occur throughout the year in Tonga.

View the PDF document Breeding season of Tongan shellfish. 1. Venus clam (To'o), Gafrarium spp. (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 1, 1994)
Author(s): Sone, S.
Publisher: Tonga Ministry of Fisheries
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 13-19
ASFA Keywords: Shellfish fisheries, Breeding seasons
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Monthly samples of venus clams, Gafrarium pectinatum and G. tumidum, were taken at Vuna fish market in Nuku'alofa throughout the year. Examination of gonadal maturation condition of the samples showed that the spawning of G. pectinatum occurs throughout the year while that of G. tumidum occurs only in summer months from November to March.

View the PDF document Breeding season of Tongan shellfish. 2. Ark clams (Kaloa'a), Anadara spp. (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 2, 1994)
Author(s): Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 19-26
ASFA Keywords: Breeding seasons, Shellfish fisheries, Mollusc fisheries
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: By examination of sex ratio of A. antiquata and A. maculosa of various size groups, it has been shown that the former species performs sex inversion from male to female at the size range between 45mm and 60mm in shell length. The latter species does not seem to perform such sex inversion.

View the PDF document Breeding season of Tongan shellfish. 5. Short-spine sea urchin (Tukumisi), Tripneustes gratilla (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Loto'ahea, T., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 9-14
ASFA Keywords: Echinoderm fisheries, Breeding, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Monthly samples of the short-spine sea urchin, Tripneustes gratilla, were taken at Vuna fish market in Nukualofa from January to November 1995. The average gonad index of each sample was determined and the seasonal trend was found to follow the seasonal change of sea water temperature with the exception of February and May.

View the PDF document Brief on current fisheries activities : Ministerial tour - Nikunau, Tamana and Arorae
Author(s): Statisitical Unit
Publisher: Statistical Unit, Kiribati
Place: Kiribati
Date: 1991
ASFA Keywords: Fishery data, Fishery statistics
Country Collection: Kiribati

View the PDF document Bulletin 2006: Synthese des donnees de la peche professionnelle et de l'aquaculture
Publisher: Service de la Peche. Piha Raya' Al
Place: Tahiti, French Polynesia
Date: 2006
Notes: Cellule statistiques
ASFA Keywords: Fishery statistics
Country Collection: French Polynesia

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