|Common & Trade name||Initial||Scientific name||Size restrictions|
|Brown curryfish||BCF||Stichopus vastus||Wet – 20 cm
Dry – 10 cm
|Deepwater blackfish||DWBF||Actinopyga palauensis||Wet – 30 cm
Dry – 15 cm
Accordingly, no brown curryfish and deepwater blackfish should be below the size limits provided in the table. There are some other species that are not listed in the table. As per the Fisheries (Beche-de-mer) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014, these are the specified species under the Solomon Islands National Sea Cucumber Fishery Management and Development Plan of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.
-MFMR Media Release