Welcome to the
South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

The South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation is an inter-governmental organisation that is committed to the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources of the South Pacific Ocean and in so doing safeguarding the marine ecosystems in which the resources occur. The SPRFMO Convention applies to the high seas of the South Pacific, covering about a fourth of the Earth's high seas areas. Currently, the main commercial resources fished in the SPRFMO Area are jack mackerel and jumbo flying squid in the Southeast Pacific and, to a much lesser degree, deep-sea species often associated with seamounts in the Southwest Pacific.


Current Members from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • Republic of Chile
  • People's Republic of China
  • Cook Islands
  • Republic of Cuba
  • Republic of Ecuador
  • European Union
  • Kingdom of Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands
  • Republic of Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Republic of Panama
  • Republic of Peru
  • Russian Federation
  • Chinese Taipei
  • The United States of America
  • Republic of Vanuatu

Cooperating Non-Contracting Parties

  • Country of Curaçao
  • Republic of Liberia

Upcoming meetings

There are currently no upcoming meetings.

Latest News

Vacancy: ACAP Executive Secretary

Applications are invited for the post of Executive Secretary in the Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP).

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Vacancy: FAO Fishery Statistician

The FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Division (NFI) is inviting applications for the following open position: Fishery Statistician (Database Management).

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12 SPRFMO Annual Meeting concludes

The 12th SPRFMO annual meeting was held in Manta, Ecuador, between 22 January and 2 February 2024.

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