National Oceanic Resource Management Authority



The Fisheries Management Division (FMD) is tasked with a range of duties and responsibilities varying from implementation of fishing agreements to day to day operational finance, and administrative tasks. Elements of implementing fishing agreements include overseeing the management of the Vessel Day Scheme (VDS) and coordination with stakeholders in maximizing contributions to FSM’s economy.


The Fisheries Science Division (FSD) is the largest of NORMA’s Divisions and carries out some of the most significant of NORMA’s program activities.


The Fisheries Compliance Division (FMD) is responsible for catch and effort as well as other fisheries related statistical data including catch logsheets, catch validation, transshipment reports, zone notifications and vessel control reports.