Solomon Islands Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources is responsible for Fisheries and Marine Resources, Aquaculture, Research on fisheries resources with potential for development, and Fisheries Extension Services. Under these portfolios the objectives of the Department are to: coordinate all fisheries activities operating within the 200 miles economic zone of Solomon Islands to achieve better and maximum benefit for the people of Solomon Islands; improve current fishing facilities to encourage local fishermen to effectively preserve and market their fish and other perishable marine products; and ensure that the harvesting practices of all marine resources are properly coordinated and monitored to ensure that certain resources are not depleted unnecessarily.