The Working Party on Temperate Tunas will be held in Shanghai, CHINA during 20-22 August to review and analyse issues relevant to species of temperate tunas in particular Albacore. The more information can be acquired at http://www.iotc.org/English/meetings/wp/wptmtcurrent.php PS: I will attend the meeting and hope to meet some of us who will do so.
About Sampan Panjarat
Ms. Sampan Panjarat is a Fisheries Biologist at the Andaman Sea Fisheries Research and Development Center (AFRDEC) in Phuket Province that‘s under Department of Fisheries (DOF), Thailand. She holds B.Sc. (1996) in Aquatic Science from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand and M.SC. from the School of Environment, Resources and Development, Faculty of Natural Resources Management, the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Her present duties are in surveying, monitoring and assessing marine fisheries resources in the Andaman Sea. The fundamental information for design an appropriate fisheries management will be served to her organization in terms of abundance, status of fish stocks, population structure, migration and distribution in particular straddling or transboundary stocks such as her recent work on the Stock Assessment of the Indian Mackerel in the Andaman Sea which has been awarded an excellent research in marine research from DOF in 2011. Nevertheless, in her point of view, the linkage or balance of the fisheries resources aspect and socio-economic aspect should be taken in to consideration in fisheries management. Therefore, she carries the research relating not only such marine resources aspect but also in socio-economic aspect that emphasis the involvement of fisheries community to the fisheries management policy and regulations established by Department of Fisheries of Thailand (DOF). Among several researches, she highlights the topic of Attitudes and Perceptions of Fishers towards the 25-Year Old Seasonal Closed Measure in Phang-Nga and Krabi Bays, Thailand". Additionally, she is the administrator of Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) of the Andaman Sea and one among the effort of DOF to pioneer the VMS for Thai Vessel in order to response the Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS) Approach and it is another mechanism to combat the illegal unregulated and Unreported fishing (IUU fishing).
Entries by Sampan Panjarat
Team Building On May22, 2010, the full day of alumni activities session had been conducted. There were several games activities that aimed to enhance the capacity of alumni in conducting teamwork and dealing with the negotiation situations. Knowing your team members: The game activities were started with the observation of team member’s responsive actions and […]
The most challenge for this region is the Illegal Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) Fishing. The group member agreed that one of the weaknesses is the minimized penalties and it is very low when compare to the profit that the fisher can take from breaking regulations. The Caribbean countries have to urge to adopt or sign […]
In the last day of the IOI session, Francois Bailet, the supervisor of the UN-Nippon fellowship programme, introduced the Oceans and Law of the Sea, Divisions of Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea and the UN-Nippon Fellowship Programme to the participant of the IOI meeting including the website of them for accessing more information. […]
On the forth day of the meeting, the importance of delimitation of Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf in Territorial sea EEZ was presented in parallel with the view of its impact and because both EEZ and shelf boundaries are both to be delimited by the agreement and by the basis of international law in […]
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