Pêche, Aquaculture et Ecosystèmes Marins
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Managing the Marshall Islands’ sea cucumber fishery

art_kaloThe high demand for beche-de-mer products in Asian markets, and the ongoing trend of resource overexploitation of more accessible sea cucumber species, has resulted in beche-de-mer buyers and exporters moving to more remote locations to buy beche-de-mer products. In Pacific Island countries, species of lower commercial value are now being targeted because higher value species are becoming depleted.

Because mounting pressure to exploit sea cucumbers is outpacing the region’s capacity to tighten existing management systems, Pacific Island fisheries agencies are finding it challenging to ensure the sustainability of this resource.


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Mise à jour le Vendredi, 30 Novembre 2012 09:38