The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) controls the world’s largest sustainable tuna purse-seine fishery. PNA countries provide around 50% of the global supply of skipjack tuna, the most commonly canned tuna.
The PNA members are: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
- Ensuring the sustainability of Pacific tuna: Palau & FSM arrangements, WWF Pacific, 2011. Another version of this fact sheet contains slightly more information.
- The Parties to the Nauru Agreement’s Vessel Day Scheme: Accounting for the rare success of an international agreement, UCLA, 2013
- Making the Vessel Day Scheme work, United Nations University, 2007
- The PNA Vessel Day Scheme, PNA
- PNA members confirm: Vessel Day Scheme is here to stay, PNA, April 2016
- PNA tuna fishing nations agree to keep vessel day management scheme, Saving Seafood, April 2016
Posters & Videos
- Pacifical: The people of Pacifical & their tuna, video (4.21 mins)
(Pacifical is tuna marketed by PNA countries)