Collection MS 1116 - PNG Collection - Records of fisheries research, surveys and management

PMB MS 1116 Finding Aid 'Some aspects of the Papua New Guinea prawn fishery.' 'Report of the United Nations Australian Administration of New Guinea.' 'Prawn resources of the Murik-Sepik-Ramu area.' 'Identification of sea prawns.' 'The Gulf of Papua trawl fishery - facts and fantasy.' 'Surface and bottom drift in Kerema, Orokolo and Deception bays of the Gulf of Papua.' 'Marine turtles of Papua New Guinea.' 'Review of Papua New Guinea's fisheries research.' 'Information to assist shipbuilders in tendering for the design and construction of a single prop...
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AU PMB MS 1116

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PNG Collection - Records of fisheries research, surveys and management

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  • 1939-1984 (Creation)

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23 reels; 35mm microfilm

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Fisheries research in Papua New Guinea began in the 1920s with the Archbold expeditions and expanded during the thirty years following Schuster's 1950 Report of a survey of the inland fisheries of the Territory of Papua New Guinea. During the 1970s and 1980s there was a further increase in fisheries research and development in Papua New Guinea.<BR><P>The Fisheries Division of the Department of Agriculture was established in 1954. The Research and Surveys Branch of the Fisheries Division was formed in 1968 with its headquarters at Kanudi Fisheries Research Station, Port Moresby. A PNG Collection of research materials was established by the Research and Surveys Branch in its Library at Kanudi. The PNG Collection includes the P Series of research papers, both published and unpublished, survey material and some adminstrative reports documenting PNG fisheries research from 1948 till 1986 which were selected and arranged by John Lock, a scientist at Kanudi, in 1986.<BR>Further NFA research papers have been microfilmed at PMB 1118.

PNG Collection of Fisheries Research Papers (P Series), Nos. 778. <P><B>See reel list for further details</B>

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Restricted access. Readers wishing to have access to the microfilm should write to the Executive Director, attention Librarian, PO Box 2016, Port Moresby NCD, Papua New Guinea. Phone: (657) 321 2648 (657) 320 2074

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Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority, Research and Management Branch, PO Box 2016, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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