Oceanic & Industrial Affairs

MIMRA engages in the big picture of the tuna industry

The dramatic increase in revenue from the commercial tuna fishery in the region is what most people see when they look at the Pacific’s tuna fishery. Behind the revenue gain of the past several years is an equally significant increase in engagement by MIMRA in all aspects of the tuna fishery.


Observer Program

The Marshall Islands Fisheries Observer Program carried out 153 purse seine and 39 longline trips during 2017. This is the most longline vessels monitored by Marshall Islands Fisheries Observers in one year.