Welcome to the
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

The South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation is an inter-governmental organisation that is committed to the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources of the South Pacific Ocean and in so doing safeguarding the marine ecosystems in which the resources occur. The SPRFMO Convention applies to the high seas of the South Pacific, covering about a fourth of the Earth's high seas areas. Currently, the main commercial resources fished in the SPRFMO Area are jack mackerel and jumbo flying squid in the Southeast Pacific and, to a much lesser degree, deep-sea species often associated with seamounts in the Southwest Pacific.

Participation

Current Members from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania

  • Australia
  • Republic of Chile
  • People's Republic of China
  • Cook Islands
  • Republic of Cuba
  • Republic of Ecuador
  • European Union
  • Kingdom of Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands
  • Republic of Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Republic of Panama
  • Republic of Peru
  • Russian Federation
  • Chinese Taipei
  • The United States of America
  • Republic of Vanuatu

Cooperating Non-Contracting Parties

  • Belize
  • Curaçao
  • Republic of Liberia

Upcoming deadlines

7
Feb
CTC10 starts
9
Feb
FAC10 starts
13
Feb
COMM11 starts

Latest News

11th SPRFMO Annual Meeting 2023

11th SPRFMO Annual Meeting 2023  The SPRFMO Annual Meeting comprises three meetings: the Commission Meeting, the Compliance and Technical Committee meeting, and the Finance and Administration Committee meeting.

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Vacancies: NPAFC Executive Director and Deputy Director

NPAFC is inviting applications for two roles: Executive Director and Deputy Director

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Panama becomes a Member of SPRFMO

The Republic of Panama becomes the 16th Member of SPRFMO

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