Papua New Guinean Customary Marine Tenure System

Management
Country: 
Papua New Guinea
Region: 
Oceania
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
None
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Carangid Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Giant clam Molluscs (e.g., Clams & Squid) N/A N/A
Grouper Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Mangrove crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) N/A N/A
Mullet Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Octopus Other Invertebrates N/A N/A
Parrotfish Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Rabbitfish Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Sea cucumber Other Invertebrates N/A N/A
Surgeonfish Finfish - Reef N/A N/A
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Spatial
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Area-Based
Program Type: 
Cooperative, Territorial Use Rights for Fishing (TURF)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
10
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Group
Tenure of Shares: 
Perpetuity/Assumption of Perpetuity
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
No
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Member of Community or Cooperative
Initial Allocation Method: 
Grant