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Publications and Reports by Mike A. McCoy

M.A. McCoy (2017) High seas longline transshipment in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Network, Washington D.C.

Havice, E. and M.A. McCoy (2016) Mapping the South Pacific albacore value chain. Environmental Defense Fund, San Francisco, California.

McCoy, M.A., D.G. Itano and S.J. Pollard (2015) A forward-looking study of development opportunities in FFA member countries in the tuna industry. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara.

McCoy, M.A. (2014) Tuna supply chains and regulatory frameworks in two Pacific Island countries. World Wildlife Fund-South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

McCoy, M.A. (2014) Overview of the tuna pole and line fisheries of Japan. International Pole and Line Federation, London.

Havice, E, L. Campling, M. McCoy and T. Lewis (2014) Pacific Island countries and United States of America development-oriented trade & investment study, fisheries component. Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva, and Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara.

McCoy, M.A. (2014) A tuna fisheries development policy for the Federated States of Micronesia, 2014-2018. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara and Resources and Development Department, Federated States of Micronesia, Pohnpei.

McCoy, M.A. (2013) An assessment of the potentials for tuna fisheries and related small-scale businesses to contribute to food security in three Pacific island countries. United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna

McCoy, M.A. (2012.) A Survey of Tuna Transshipment in Pacific Island Countries and Opportunities for Increasing Benefits and Improving Management, Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara

Williams, A.J., S.J. Nicol, N. Bentley, P.J. Starr, S.J. Newman, M.A. McCoy, J. Kinch, P.G. Williams, et al., (2012) International workshop on developing strategies for monitoring data-limited deepwater demersal line fisheries in the Pacific Ocean. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. Volume 22, Number 2.

Hamilton, A., A. Lewis, M.A. McCoy, I. Campling and E. Havice (2011) Impact of Industry and market drivers on the global tuna supply chain, Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara

McCoy, M.A. (2010) Enhancing employment opportunities for Pacific islanders aboard foreign fishing vessels. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, 53 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2010) Overview of deepwater bottomfish fisheries in Pacific island countries and territories. SPC Fisheries Newsletter Number 131, January/April 2010. Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea. 6 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2010) A review of certain distant water longline fleets and the implications of potential regulation of transshipment at sea in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu.

McCoy, M.A. (2009) Supporting a sustainable supply chain in Pacific tuna fisheries: the Taiwan and Korea Tuna Industries. International Finance Corporation, Sydney, Australia

McCoy, M.A. (2009) Overview of Deepwater Bottomfish Fisheries and Current Management Activities in Pacific Island Countries and Territories. Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia.

McCoy, M.A. (2009) Assessing trends in WCPO tuna fleets. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara. 11 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2008) Marshall Islands sea turtle-fisheries interaction outreach and education, phase two final report. NOAA Fisheries Service, Honolulu. 40 pages

McCoy, M.A. and R. Gillett (2008), Consideration of catch retention as a management measure in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara. 43 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2008) Sea turtle bycatch mitigation in the Palau tuna longline fishery. NOAA Fisheries Service, Honolulu. 37 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2007) Regulation of transhipment by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission: issues and considerations for FFA member countries. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara. 86 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2007) Assessment of opportunities for increasing utilisation and value-adding of shark by-catch in the tuna longline fishery. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara. 40 pages. 

McCoy, M.A. (2007) The use of fisheries observers to encourage the reduction of sea turtle mortality in pelagic tuna longline fisheries in the Pacific Islands. Paper presented at The International Symposium on Tuna and Pelagic Fish Stock Assessment and Management, March 12-15, 2007, Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai. 8 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2007) Final Report: New Caledonia sea turtle bycatch mortality mitigation and outreach project.Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries Service, Honolulu. 22 pages Gillett, R. and M.A. McCoy (2006) Report of a survey to establish the capacity of longline and pole-and-line fleets in the western and central Pacific Ocean. Honolulu, 62 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2006) Addressing shark finning in FFA member countries: issues and considerations. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, 46 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2006) Pre-project feasibility report: New Caledonia sea turtle conservation, management, bycatch mortality mitigation and outreach project. NOAA Fisheries Service, Honolulu, 9 pages.

Gillett, R. and M.A. McCoy (2006) Report of a survey to establish the capacity of longline and pole-and-line fleets in the western and central Pacific Ocean. Honolulu, 62 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2006) Addressing shark finning in FFA member countries: issues and considerations. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, 46 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2006) Pre-project feasibility report: New Caledonia sea turtle conservation, management, bycatch mortality mitigation and outreach project. NOAA Fisheries Service, Honolulu, 9 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2005) Final Report: Federated States of Micronesia sea turtle—longline fisheries interaction follow-up project. Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries, Honolulu, 28 pages.McCoy, M.A. (2005) Final Report: Marshall Islands sea turtle – fisheries interaction and outreach project, phase 1. Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries, Honolulu, 32 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2005) Longline fisheries—sea turtle interaction, mitigation and outreach, phase 2 summary report to NFA. National Fisheries Authority, Port Moresby, 13 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2005) Strengthening Yap State government services in coastal resources management. International Waters Programme, 54 pages

McCoy, M.A. and R. Gillett (2005) China tuna longlining in the Pacific Islands: the current situation and potentials for increasing benefits. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, 86 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2004) Final Report: Marshall Islands sea turtle – fisheries interaction and outreach project, phase 1. Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries, Honolulu, 32 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2004) Final Report: Commercial fisheries – sea turtle interaction in Papua New Guinea: mitigation and outreach project. Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries, Honolulu, 26 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2004) A review of direct financial benefits from access fees in the Palau longline fishery and some options for the future. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara. 55 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2004) Sea turtle – longline interaction in Papua New Guinea, a guide for fisheries observers. National Fisheries Authority, Port Moresby, 32 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2004) Defining parameters for sea turtle research in the Marshall Islands. Administrative Report AR-PIR-08-04, Pacific Islands Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries, Honolulu, 88 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2003) Some aspects of sea turtle - longline interaction in the Federated States of Micronesia, Report to the National Ocean Resources Management Authority, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, 19 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2003) Sea turtle - longline interaction in the Federated States of Micronesia, A guide for fisheries observers. National Ocean Resource Management Authority, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, 29 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2002) Environmental assessment for the regulatory action to implement a vessel monitoring system for vessels operating under the treaty on fisheries between the governments of certain Pacific Island states and the government of the USA. National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu, 68 pages.

Gillett, R., M.A. McCoy and D. Itano (2002) Status of the United States western Pacific tuna purse seine fleet and factors affecting its future. Pelagic Fisheries Research Program, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 83 pages

McCoy, M.A. (2002) Report of the Consultant: Assistance in formulating a National Fisheries Management Plan for Sharks in Papua New Guinea. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 57 pages.

McCoy, M.A. and Kevin G. Hart (2002) Final Report: Community-based coastal marine resources development in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. TA No. 3522-RMI, Asian Development Bank, Manila, 125 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2001) Lombrum, Manus province as a regional tuna fisheries service centre, A strategic assessment of the potential for development. National Fisheries Authority of Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby, 23 pages.

McCoy, M.A. (2001) Report of the consultant: Assistance in formulating a national fisheries management plan for sharks and seabirds in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. FAO Sub-Regional office for the Pacific Islands, Apia, Samoa. 36 p.

McCoy, M.A. (2001) Relevant western and central Pacific Ocean portions of a draft environmental assessment for the regulatory action to ban shark finning. National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu, 57 p. McCoy, M.A. and Len Rodwell (2000). A review of the current fishery access regime in the Federated States of Micronesia and analysis of some options for the future. Fisheries Management and Development Project, TA No. 2832-FSM Asian Development Bank, 63 p.

McCoy, M.A., P. Cusack, E. Pangelinan, and R. Gillett (2000). A Plan for the management of tuna in the Federated States of Micronesia. Fisheries Management and Development Project, TA No. 2832-FSM Asian Development Bank, 60 p.

McCoy, M.A. and R. Gillett (2000) The importance of tuna in the Federated States of Micronesia, Fisheries Management and Development Project. TA No. 2832-FSM Asian Development Bank, 60 p.

Gillett, R., M.A. McCoy and H. Walton (2000) The Development of the Human Resources of the Micronesian Maritime Authority. Fisheries Management and Development Project, TA No. 2832-FSM Asian Development Bank, 42 p.

Gillett, R., M.A. McCoy and D.A.P. Muller (1999) A Review of the Micronesian Maritime Authority. Fisheries Management and Development Project. TA No. 2832-FSM Asian Development Bank, 55 p.

McCoy, M.A., and H. Ishihara (1999) The socioeconomic importance of sharks in the U.S. flag areas of the western and central Pacific. Administrative Report AR-SWR-99-01 National Marine Fisheries Service, Honolulu. 119 p.

McCoy, M.A., and R.D. Gillett (1998) Foreign tuna purse seining in the Pacific Islands: the Current situation and business opportunities. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

McCoy, M.A. (1998) Tuna purse seine fishing in Papua New Guinea, an assessment of benefits. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands. 94 p.

McCoy, M.A. (1997) The traditional and ceremonial use of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) in the Northern Mariana Islands with recommendations for its use in cultural events and education. Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, Honolulu.

McCoy, M.A. (1997) Distant water tuna purse seine fleets in the western Pacific: current Trends and future outlook. In: D. Zachary (Ed.) Toward a prosperous Pacific: Building a sustainable tuna industry in the Pacific Islands. Maui Pacific Center, Maui, Hawaii.

McCoy, M.A. and R.D. Gillett (1997) Are there employment opportunities for Pacific Islanders aboard foreign tuna fishing vessels? In D. Zachary (Ed.) Toward a prosperous Pacific: Building a sustainable tuna industry in the Pacific Islands. Maui Pacific Center, Maui, Hawaii.

Gillett, R.D., and M.A. McCoy (1997) Employment of Pacific Islanders aboard fishing vessels. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands

Preston, G.L, R.D. Gillett, M.A. McCoy, P.A. Murrell and E.R. Lovell (1997), Ship Groundings in the Pacific Islands Region: Issues and Guidelines. South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, Apia, Western Samoa

Heberer, C.F., and M.A. McCoy (1997). Overview of Pacific fisheries agencies and institutions collecting shark catch data. Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, Honolulu, Hawaii

McCoy, M.A., (1996), A Review of the Federated States of Micronesia Arrangement for Regional Fisheries Access. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

McCoy, M.A. and LaChina, D.L., (1996), National Fisheries Corporation, Strategic Development Plan. Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

McCoy, M.A. (1996). Enhancement of Operations: FV Hawaiian Rohi. South Pacific Project Facility, Sydney, Australia

McCoy, M.A. (1995). Domestic purse seine fishing in the Pacific islands: An Overview. In: "Achieving Goals for Sustainable Living in the Aquatic Continent: Toward a Pacific Island-Based Tuna Industry", Malcom, Skog and Zachary, (Eds.), Maui Pacific Center, Maui, Hawaii.

S. Pollard, D. Robb, M.A. McCoy (1994). Pacific tuna industry study - the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

S. Pollard, D. Robb, M.A. McCoy (1994). Pacific tuna industry study - the Federated States of Micronesia. Forum Fisheries Agency, Honiara, Solomon Islands.

McCoy, M.A. (1991), Planning for industrial fisheries development in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. FAO/UNDP Regional Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji

McCoy, M.A. (1991). Niue's fishery sector: planning for the future. FAO/UNDP Regional Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji.

McCoy, M.A. (1991). Future fisheries development in Tokelau. FAO/UNDP Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji.

McCoy, M.A. (1991). Survey of safety at sea for artisanal fishermen in the South Pacific. FAO/UNDP Regional Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji.

McCoy, M.A. and McCoy, A.N. (1991). Akkapat faiufaiun kkepesan Satawal me pwan kkepesan Merike. (Satawal Dictionary), Australian Cultures Fund, Suva, Fiji

McCoy, M.A. (1989) Report on operation of FV KIMEJI, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. SPC Fisheries Newsletter, 1990 (45), South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia 13 p.

McCoy, M.A. (1989). Testing of diesel outboard engines for the alia small boat fishery in Western Samoa. FAO/UNDP Regional Fishery Support Programme, Suva, Fiji

McCoy, M.A. (1988). Sea turtles in the Caroline Islands, Micronesia. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sea Turtles, Hiwasa, Japan

McCoy, M.A.(1981). Subsistence hunting of turtles in the Western Pacific. In: Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles, Bjorndal, Karen A. (ed.) Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

McCoy, M.A. (1976). Report on the first year of operations – February-December 1976, M.F.V. Liomaran, Yap District, Western Caroline Islands. 9th Regional Technical Meeting on Fisheries, 1977, Working Paper 32. South Pacific Commission, Noumea, 24 p.

Falanruw, M.V.C., M.A. McCoy (1975). Occurrence of ridley sea turtles in the western Caroline Islands. Micronesica, vol. 11 (1), 151-152

McCoy, M.A. (1975). Satawal-Saipan canoe voyaging. In: Pacific Voyaging and Navigation, Finney, Ben (ed.) Polynesian Society Press, Auckland, New Zealand

McCoy, M.A. (1974). A renaissance in Carolinian canoe voyaging, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 82, No. 4, Auckland, New Zealand

McCoy, M.A. (1973) A study of the training potential in Hawaii to provide fishing and processing methods training to citizens and fishery development officers of the Central and Western Pacific. Report to Honolulu Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service. 33 p.

McCoy, M.A. (1973). Man and turtle in the Central Carolines. Micronesica, vol. 10, No. 2., University of Guam

McCoy, M.A. (1973) Fish: something old, something new. In: Micronesian Reporter, Vol. XXI, No. 2, Saipan, Mariana Islands.

 

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