The Sea Around Us is a research initiative at The University of British Columbia (located at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, formerly Fisheries Centre) that assesses the impact of fisheries on the marine ecosystems of the world, and offers mitigating solutions to a range of stakeholders.
The Sea Around Us was initiated in collaboration with The Pew Charitable Trusts in 1999, and in 2014, the Sea Around Us also began a collaboration with The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to provide African and Asian countries with more accurate and comprehensive fisheries data.
The Western and Central Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) have compiled a public domain version of aggregated catch and effort data using operational, aggregate and annual catch estimates data provided by Commission Members (CCMs) and Cooperating Non-members (CNMs). The data provided herein have been prepared for dissemination in accordance with the current “Rules and Procedures for the Protection, Access to, and Dissemination of Data Compiled by the Commission” or (“RAP”).
The Nature Conservancy’s Mapping Ocean Wealth Project: Modelling and mapping fishing pressure the current and potential standing stock of coral-reef fishes in five jurisdictions of Micronesia
Data on Reef Fish Recovery in countries and information is also useful for Palau's Reef Fish Biomass
Data on Palau's Reef Fish including information extracted from researches on reef fish in micronesia
Data on Creel survey and demographic assessments of coastal finfish fisheries of southern Palau
Data on Vulnerability of oceanic fisheries in the tropical Pacific to climate change
The Vision of the draft National Aquaculture Strategy is to: Contribute to achieving sustainable economic development in Palau through environmentally responsible aquaculture. It lays out the rationale for 5 specific objectives. The strategy was produced with assistance from the FAO.
Reports by Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Tuna Fisheries Status and Management in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean
A global review of species-specific shark-fin-to-body-mass ratios and relevant legislation