November 21, 2016

Promoting better understanding of sea cucumber fisheries and the need for management in Oceania

Our research team from Fiji and Australia had the opportunity to enlighten university students on fishing activities, stock conditions and socio-economics of artisanal sea cucumber fisheries […]
November 16, 2016

Where have all our sea cucumbers gone?

Ni hao from Hong Kong! I am embracing an opportunity of a lifetime to be part of a research team that is following the sale of […]
September 27, 2016

Macuata Province trials a method to improve fisheries management in their fishing grounds

By: Kelera Serelini Traditional leaders need to be passionate about conservation and address issues concerning the protection of their natural resources said Macuata high chief, Ratu […]
September 12, 2016

Preliminary assessment of mud crab stocks in Bua Province

Mud crabs are a popular dish in Fiji that over the years has become a luxury food item. Single large mud crabs will cost you FJ$50-70 […]
February 27, 2016

Why does fish size matter?

Bua Lomanikoro, Nasau, Dalomo and Tiliva villages in Bua will work closely with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to assess the size at which coral reef […]
December 22, 2015

WCS-Fiji: Busy but Fulfilling Year

2015 has been a busy but fulfilling year for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Fiji Country Program, as we launched a number of fisheries initiatives including […]
December 21, 2015

Mud crabs – what are they really worth?

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Department of Fisheries staff are partnering up a second time this year to look at seafood supply chains in […]
December 1, 2015

First Fijian to accept royal conservation medal

In village halls or underneath breadfruit trees in season, a soft spoken i-Taukei man called Alifereti Tawake has travelled Fiji’s fourteen provinces speaking with resource owners […]
November 30, 2015

CPUE Think Tank – Monitoring Fish Catch in Fiji

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Fiji and Papua New Guinea programs, University of the South Pacific’s Institute of Applied Science, Department of Fisheries and Conservation […]
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