Management and implementation of the Offshore Observer Programme in the BIOT Fisheries Conservation and Management Zone. Services provided by MRAG Ltd include, as required:

·Conducting an observer programme on fishing vessels to investigate the characteristics of their operations and catch

·Design of annual observer work programme

·Production of observer manual

·Production of recording forms for observer programme

·Placement of observers on the BPV and fishing boats

·Data collection by observers on board tuna fishing vessels

·Analysis and reporting of data collected

Name of Client

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Start Date

Country

British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT)