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The Role of the Tuna Fishery in the Economy of the Federated States of Micronesia

D'Arcy, Paul


The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) inherited an environmentally fragile and somewhat arbitrary base for nationhood that bears little resemblance to its inhabitants’ usual spheres of interaction during millennia of occupation of the region. FSM has a small population scattered across a myriad of islands whose land area is far smaller than the tuna-rich area of ocean encompassed within its territorial waters. It is perhaps not surprising then that FSM’s fisheries have been seen...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Economic Bulletin


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