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Mr. Satalaka Petaia

PROFILE

  • Name: Satalaka Petaia (Mr.)
  • Current Position: Fellow/Lecturer (Sustainable Fisheries), School of Marine Studies, USP.
  • Contacts: Phone: (679) 3232 950; Mob: 9713442; Email: petaia_s@usp.ac.fj
  • Qualifications:
  • Master in Applied Science (MappSc Marine Resources), AMC, Australia.
  • Post Graduate Diploma (PG Diploma) Fisheries Technology, Hull, UK.
  • Post Graduate Cert (Fisheries Management & Policy), AMC, Australia.
  • Diploma Tropical Fisheries (DTF), USP, Fiji.
  • Graduate Certificate Fish Stock Assessment, UNU, Iceland
  • * Currently completing PhD studies (Marine Resources Management), USP, Fiji

 

Professional Work Experience:

  • Lecturer (Sustainable Fisheries), School of Marine Studies, USP (2005 until now).
  • CEO/General Manager, National Fishing Corporation of Tuvalu (NAFICOT 1997 2004).
  • Fisheries Development Specialist, SPC, Noumea (1994 1996).
  • Marine Resources Advisor, USAID (1992 1994) 
  • Fisheries Officer (holding various senior posts in the Dept), Tuvalu Government (1983 1992)


RESEARCH INTERESTS    

  • Sustainable fisheries development, management & policy (coastal & offshore).
  • Ecosystem Based Management approaches and application to marine resources.
  • Climate change and fisheries.
  • Fisheries impacts on marine resources & ecosystems.
  • Fisheries & communities.
  • Fish capture technology (selectivity, design & impacts).
  • Fisheries training and capacity building.
  • Commercial fisheries development and management.


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