Ecological Risk Assessment
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 11:41

ERA is a practical way for SPC members to meet their obligations towards non-target species. OFP has most recently been applying Productivity-Susceptibility Analyses to assess the relative risk imposed by fishing to all highly migratory species in the WCPO.  This work is now focusing upon sharks (link to SAM), seabirds and turtles.  The Bycatch Mitigation Information System (add link) has been developed to help SPC and WCPFC members with easy access to current conservation and management measures and mitigation methods.

An ecological risk assessment for species caught in WCPO longline and purse seine fisheries.

Ecological Risk Assessment for species caught in the WCPO tuna fishery: updated Productivity-Susceptibility Analysis.

Ecological Risk Assessment Research Planning Workshop Report.

Ecological Risk Assessment Implementation Report

Spatial risk indicators for seabird interactions with longline fisheries in the western and central Pacific

Encounter rates and life status for marine turtles in WCPO longline and purse seine fisheries

The feasibility of conducting quantitative stock assessments for key shark species and recommendations for providing preliminary advice on stock status in 2010

Revised spatial risk indicators for seabird interations with longline fisheries in the western and central Pacific

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