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.

Scientists report than PNA tuna stocks are healthy, PNA, April 2019

PNA fisheries officials briefed by FFA on measures that promote sustainable fishing, Tuna Pacific, December 2018

Palau joins other Pacific ministers fort tough talks ahead of tuna meeting, TunaPacific, December 2018

PNA certified again as having sustainable skipjack and yellowfin tuna fisheries, Radio New Zealand, March 2018

“Tuna diplomacy” building regional relationships while protecting fish stocks and improving local economies, Tuna Pacific, December 2018

PNA members review strategic plan, particularly on management of FADs, Tuna Pacific, December 2018

Micronesia challenges tuna-fishing nations to follow its lead in making fishing transparent by 2023, Tuna Pacific, October 2018


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Cutting up tuna: tuna processing is an important source of employment for many small island states in the Pacific. Photo: Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA).