The California Current LME is an example of a large pelagic ecosystem which has been studied by CalCOFI participants since 1949 .The North Pacific Current feeds into the Alaska Current and the California Current which moves south along the coastline of North America . It then flows far offshore in the Southern California Bight before touching the mainland again in Baja California, Mexico. This LME is adjacent to the Gulf of Alaska LME and the Gulf of California and the Pacific Central-American Coastal LMEs. The main features of the California Current are:
Decadal variation as well as variation during El Niño and La Niña events. See more
Pacific island countries, the global tuna industry and the international trade regime – a guidebook
by Mr. Liam Campling (University of London), Ms. Elizabeth Havice (University of California), Ms. Vina Ram-Bidesi (USP). Dr. Roman Grynberg (Forum Secretariat) was the Executive Editor and Ms. Amanda Hamilton (FFA), the Project Manager
14 June 2007
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) has completed an extensive study on trade-related issues concerning the tuna industry and their potential impacts on Pacific Island countries (PICs) - ‘Pacific Island Countries, the Global Tuna Industry and the International Trade Regime – A Guidebook’. CDROM of the book is also available from firstname.lastname@example.org.