Expanded skipjack fishery boosts payments to Cook Islands | Pacific Beat

Expanded skipjack fishery boosts payments to Cook Islands

Expanded skipjack fishery boosts payments to Cook Islands

Updated 6 May 2013, 9:18 AEST

Cook Islands is set to pick up an extra $14 million after it won the right to double the fishing days available to an American Samoan based purse seiner.

The fishery of the northern islands of Manihiki and Rakahanga will increase the catch of skipjack tuna.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Helen Greig, deputy editor, Cook Island News

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