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Development of fisheries in the Marshall Islands

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Title:Development of fisheries in the Marshall Islands
Authors:Kattil, R.
Multinational Corporations in the Pacific Tuna Industry (Project)
East-West Center. Pacific Islands Development Program
LC Subject Headings:Tuna fisheries - Marshall Islands
Fisheries - Economic aspects - Marshall Islands
Date Issued:Mar 1987
Publisher:Honolulu, Hawaii : Multinational Corporations in the Pacific Tuna Industry, Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center
Abstract:This paper describes the fishery resources, near-shore, slope and pelagic in and around the Marshall Islands as well as commercial and subsistence operations in the fishery sector. Several related activities are also described: export marketing, the trochus button factory, renovation of the Majuro fish market and the mariculture laboratory.
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Table of Contents:The Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands inheritance system - Fish consumption patterns -- Fishery Resources. Near shore resources - Slope resources - Pelagic resources -- Fisheries Sector. Subsistence fishery operations - Small-scale fishery operations - Large-scale fishery operations -- Other Fishery-Related Activities. Export marketing of fresh fish - Deepwater shrimp venture - Trochus button factory - Katsuobushi plant - Aquarium fish collections -- Fisheries Development. Development plans - Outer islands fisheries development - Reactivation of the old Majuro fish market - Mariculture laboratory - Majuro as a new fishing base - Surveillance and monitoring -- Conclusion.
Pages/Duration:vi, 18 p.
Appears in Collections: East-West Center Books, Reports, and Other Printed Media

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