Economic Indicators

2014 WCPFC Area Catch Value Estimates (reported in July 2015)

Introduction

This report aims to provide estimates of the value of catches of the four main commercial species caught in the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Convention Area, that is, albacore (Thunnus alalunga), bigeye (Thunnus obesus), skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis) and yellowfin (Thunnus albacares). The report is based on most recent catch data (July 2015) provided by the Pacific Community (SPC) and prices obtained from arange of sources on which the estimated values are based.

Tuna Economic Indicators – October 2015

This is the 2015 report that provides selected key economic indicators that monitor key parameters of the WCPO tuna fishery and its impact on FFA member countries.