Story: Law of the sea

Yellow-fin tuna

Yellow-fin tuna

One of the benefits of the EEZ for Pacific states comes from fisheries. In particular, these countries have been able to license access to the valuable tuna that migrate through Pacific waters. These yellow-fin tuna are being unloaded on Motukea Island, Papua New Guinea.

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Secretariat of the Pacific Community - Division of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems
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Bill Mansfield, 'Law of the sea - The benefits for New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Bill Mansfield, published 12 Jun 2006