The PNA has an observer on board every one of their licenced purse seine fishing vessels in PNA waters. Observers are independent monitors of what happens at sea and an important tool in keeping a watch on compliance with PNA conservation and management rules.
OBSERVER DEMONSTRATION VIDEO
Watch the video to discover what observers do and how they help uphold the five key rules of the PNA for purse seine fishing on You Tube.
Read more about the life of an observer in a sample from an Observer Diary, provided by Suliasi Tagilala.
OBSERVER PHOTO GALLERY
See what observers do onboard fishing vessels in the Solomon Islands in the Observer Photo Gallery.