News and views on bycatch in the WCPO

  • The Pacific Community (SPC) publishes a fisheries newsletter three times a year. Most issues from April 1971 are available online.



Close up of head of dead turtle and portion of shell near neck, showing loop end of a hook and fishing line emerging from beak of turtle. Photo FFA/
Turtle accidentally hooked and killed during fishing in Samoa. Photo: FFA.