The Controversy Of Fishing In Samoa

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My business on the islands of Samoa is to catch and sell fish. In Samoa, there are 2 main islands, which are the islands of Upolu and Savai’i. Upolu would be our main island for catching and selling. If Upolu is too crowded, we could go to different islands and catch fish there. According to the CIA World Factbook, fish is Samoa’s top export and one of the most popular foods. The fish that are caught would be sold to restaurants who buy regularly, and to markets across Upolu. Fishing in Samoa would be successful because the resources would be plentiful and there would be a steady income.
Fish in Samoa would still stay plentiful because overfishing isn’t too big of a problem, and when a fish under legal size is caught, it is usually thrown back into the ocean to get bigger. When this occurs, fish are allowed to reproduce. Compared to other Pacific island nations, Samoa is able to conserve its resources better than most, which proves that fish will stay plentiful.
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The reason for that is because almost everyday, fish would be caught because of the diverse places of fishing, such as lakes, rivers, bays, and the ocean itself. Of course, not every fish will be healthy or clean, so we won’t fish in areas where there is soil erosion, which lowers the water quality. We could also take simple precautions so the fish are clean, so our reputation will be clean, and the people of Samoa won’t become sick. A problem my business could face is competition. There might not be enough places to sell to, and if there is, it could be small restaurants or markets that aren’t very popular. Also, all the efficient and common fishing spots would be overused and taken. A solution to that would be going to the island of Apolima, which is less populated but with efficient fishing areas. Once we catch fish there, we could go back to Upolu or even Savai’i, where we could sell out freshly caught

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