Modern Papua New Guinea

By Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi | Go to book overview

Fred L. Olson and Tim T. Kan


THE FISHERY RESOURCES OF PAPUA NEW
GUINEA

PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PNG) has a wide variety of fishery resources. They range from native freshwater and coastal species to pelagic species within its 200-mile Declared Fisheries Zone (DFZ), from introduced species to those in productive waters that can support aquacultural enterprises. (See Perry 1985 for the location of some of these resources.) Some resources are fully exploited, while others remain only a possibility for development.

In addition to its substantial freshwater habitats, including the Fly River, Lake Murray, the Sepik River, and its many lakes, PNG has two million square kilometers within its DFZ. These waters have various resources that are essential for the people to sustain life and become valuable to the economy of PNG when used for domestic and/or export markets.

Natural stocks must be managed when they become overexploited. Stocks not yet fully exploited but with a potential domestic or export market must be developed to contribute to the PNG economy. In some cases, there are opportunities for aquaculture production.

Fish and fishing have been important to the people of PNG for a long time, as indicated by some of the legends that have been passed down (for example, see Anonymous 1986a, 1987; Asong 1986.) It is surprising that many legends from taim bipo (time before) have fish or fishing as their subject. As is common with other PNG legends, the fish

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