Palau Arrangement for the Management of the Western Pacific Fishery

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The Palau Arrangement for the Management of the Western Pacific Fishery provides the framework for Parties to adopt management measures pertaining inter alia to the regulation of effort, capacity and seasonal and area closures for their tuna fishery. It provides the legal basis through which the Purse Seine and Longline Vessel Day Schemes have been established to provide limits and increase the economic returns from the tuna fishery.