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Ecuador
       
     
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INDIA
       
     
Boarding and Transhipment Inspection Workshop
       
     
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Solomon Islands
       
     
South Chile
       
     
Yellow Fin at -35C
       
     
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Timor Leste
       
     
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Life at sea
       
     
Guatemala
       
     
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Federated States of Micronesia
       
     
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Solomon Islands
       
     
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India
       
     
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India
       
     
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Uruguay
       
     
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Spain
       
     
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Guatemala
       
     
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Guatemala
       
     
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Chile
       
     
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Colombia
       
     
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Papua New Guinea
       
     
Solomon Islands
       
     
Papua New Guinea
       
     
Transhipments
       
     
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Solomon Islands
       
     
Marshall Islands
       
     
Marshall Islands

Munua, a Fisheries Observer from Tuvalu is signing his deployment documents.

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Solomon Islands

Susbistance Fisher

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MARSHALL ISLANDS

Fishers on a Purseiner (the reason why we all actually have a job)

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Solomon Islands

Controlling by-catch transhipment from a taiwanese longliner in Noro

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Marshall Islands

Crew member during a tea break while transhipping

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Marshall Islands

Fishers on a Purseiner (the reason why we all actually have a job)

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Marshall Islands

Fishers on a Purseiner (the reason why we all actually have a job)

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Ecuador
       
     
Ecuador

Tarqui Beach

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Papua New Guinea

Resource owners in the forefront, resource beneficiaries in the background... The key problem in the Pacific tuna fisheries

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Marshall Islands

Implementing PSM in Majuro, the busiest tuna transhipment port in the Pacific.

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Solomon Islands

Controlling Transshipments

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Solomon Islands

Sunrise in a Pole and Liner

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Kiribati
       
     
Kiribati

Boarding vessels for inspection in Tarawa

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Solomon Islands

Baiter in action on a locally crewed Pole & Line

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Thailand
       
     
Thailand

Unloading Tuna from the Pacific in Bangkok

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Palau
       
     
Palau

Lunch break during work 

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Solomon Islands

Transhipping crew

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Solomon Islands

Kids in an old canoe getting 'leakage" tuna from a local purseiner

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Solomon Islands

Fixing the net in Kitano wharf, Noro

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Marshall Islands
       
     
Marshall Islands

Traditional Outriggers (Prao)

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INDIA
       
     
INDIA

Fishers (the reason why we all actually have a job)

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Boarding and Transhipment Inspection Workshop
       
     
Boarding and Transhipment Inspection Workshop

Federated States of Micronesia

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Peru
       
     
Peru

Scallops Farmer, Cechura

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Solomon Islands

Subsistence Fisherman

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Solomon Islands

Checking logsheets on a taiwanese longliner

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South Chile
       
     
South Chile

Low tide in Chiloe

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Yellow Fin at -35C
       
     
Yellow Fin at -35C

Every week tons of fish leave the Pacific in containers aimed to asia

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Peru
       
     
Peru

Ferry to fishing boats in Paita

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Papua New Guinea

Fruit seller to transshipping vessels in Rabaul

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Marshall Islands

Seen on the galley of a Taiwanese Purse Seiner

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Timor Leste
       
     
Timor Leste

Fishers have the best smiles

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Papua New Guinea

Boarding for Inspection in Rabaul

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Life at sea
       
     
Life at sea

Indonesian fisherman unloading -50C bycatch from a Taiwanese Longliner.

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Guatemala
       
     
Guatemala

Working with artisanal Fishers. Photo by Manoel Cifuentes

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Spain

Local fisherman in Vigo.

79% of the EU fleet is less than 10m long.

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Guatemala
       
     
Guatemala

The emptiness of the seas.

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Solomon Islands

Controlling Longliners

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Federated States of Micronesia

Heading off to do boarding and inspection

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Papua New Guinea

Transhipment in Rabaul

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Ecuador
       
     
Ecuador

Measuring Sharks in Tarqui Beach

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Ecuador

Mahi (Perico) filleting, Tarqui Beach

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Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Working on Pole and Line vessel

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

One of the many awesome smiles in Noro

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Ecuador

Tarqui Beach

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Solomon Islands

Plenty fish my friend

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Philippines

Unloading yellowfin in General Santos

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Maldives
       
     
Maldives

Unloading Yellowfin near Male

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India
       
     
India

Training Fisherman, Orisa State

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Philippines

Unloading Yellowfin in General Santos

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India

Damhra Shipyard workers

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Solomon Islands

Unloaders

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India

Dahmra Shipyard workers

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Peru

Schrimp farmer

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Timor Leste
       
     
Timor Leste

Fisher's Cooperative cook hosting us

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Nicaragua
       
     
Nicaragua

Prepearing "Ceviche de Concha Negra"

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India
       
     
India

Fisher proud of his catch, Vizag

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Mozambique
       
     
Mozambique

Dried Fish Merchant

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Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Learning to catch dinner near Nago Island, Niu Irlan

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Solomon Islands

Crew of a Taiwanese longliner (mostly indonesians) waiting departure

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Solomon Islands

On board a Pole & Line

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Solomon Islands

Honiara's market wharf

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Maldives
       
     
Maldives

Unloading after a trip

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Solomon Islands

Baiter on a Pole and Liner

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Federated States of Micronesia
       
     
Federated States of Micronesia

Chinese owned tuna carrier on the reef near Pohnpei, owned by "shell" company was abandoned and I'm sure it would never be removed.

Peru
       
     
Peru

Fleet in Chimbote

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Solomon Islands

Net repairing at Kitano wharf, Noro.

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Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Canoes based veggies seller at the transhipment hub of Raboul

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Maldives
       
     
Maldives

Male fish market

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Transhipment monitoring in Lae

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Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Unloading and sorting tuna in Noro

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Solomon Islands

Friends in charge of the fish meal unit at the locally owned tuna processing plant

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Transhipping in Raboul

Mozambique
       
     
Mozambique

Local fisherman near Beira

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Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

MCS is more about people than rules

India
       
     
India

Unloading in Vizag

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Training Inspectors and Industry people in Noro

India
       
     
India

Training inspectors

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Subsistence Fishers

Uruguay
       
     
Uruguay

Unloading the truck, Montevideo

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Logsheets need to be completed at sea (even if you are from Taiwan)

Chile
       
     
Chile

Purse Seiners (Cerqueros)

Sri Lanka
       
     
Sri Lanka

Welcome back

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India
       
     
India

Fisher's canteen cook

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Argentina
       
     
Argentina

Photo by M. Capizano in Mar del Plata (my original home port)

Sri Lanka
       
     
Sri Lanka

No discarding here... all is used

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Getting ready to unload a -35C fish hold of a Taiwanese longliner

Spain
       
     
Spain

Final check near Vigo

Ecuador
       
     
Ecuador

Mahi Mahi (Perico) unloads in Tarqui Beach

Uruguay
       
     
Uruguay

Unloadings in Montevideo

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Skipper looking for tuna activity in the horizon

Nicaragua
       
     
Nicaragua

Taking wood to smokehouse

Guatemala
       
     
Guatemala

Patronales de la Virgen del Mar

Guatemala
       
     
Guatemala

Fisher's widows

Peru
       
     
Peru

Scallops Farmer, Cechura

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Local cargo boat delivering goods in Munda

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Proud tuna worker, Noro

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

On board a Pole & Line boat

Guatemala
       
     
Guatemala

Old shrimp trawler

Federated States of Micronesia
       
     
Federated States of Micronesia

Transhipments in Phonpei lagoon

Marshall Islands
       
     
Marshall Islands

Boarding party

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Traditional "fish payment" to the local village for using their channel

Chile
       
     
Chile

Local Fisherman comming to unload

Sri Lanka
       
     
Sri Lanka

Everything has a value and is eaten

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Subsitance fishers

Colombia
       
     
Colombia

Freshwater fish shop near the Orinoco

Sri Lanka
       
     
Sri Lanka

Fisher's rest

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Pressent for a wedding

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Transhipping crew

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Transhipping near Madang

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

The pacific's gold

Papua New Guinea
       
     
Papua New Guinea

Paper work on transshipments

Transhipments
       
     
Transhipments

Papua New Guinea

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Doing mass balance audits

Solomon Islands
       
     
Solomon Islands

Triying to quantify transhipments from Taiwanese longliners