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Title: Country report -- Mauritius
Authors: Munbodh, M.
ASFA Terms: Tuna fisheries
Fishery industry
Fishery regulations
Fishery development
Issue Date: 1996
Citation: IOCT Proceedings , 6th Expert Consultation on Indian Ocean Tunas: vol. 9. p. 38-39
Abstract: A brief account is given of the current situation regarding the tuna fishery industry in the Mauritius. A handline fishery from 13 motherships exploits the banks of the Mascarenes Ridge and the Chagos Archipelago and a purse seine fishery has developed since 1979 under a joint venture enterprise. Tuna canning operations and tuna transhipment are outlined and details provided of fishing agreements and licensing of fishing vessels. Measures which will expand benefits from tuna resources are listed.
Description: Research Group: Fishery Survey of Indian, Botawala Chambers, Sir P.M. Road, Bombay 400 001, India
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1834/15
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