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2020 U.S. Territorial Longline Bigeye Tuna Catch Limits for American Samoa


Announcement of a valid specified fishing agreement.
Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule


NOAA Fisheries announces a valid specified fishing agreement that allocates up to 1,000 metric tons (t) of the 2020 bigeye tuna limit for American Samoa to U.S. longline fishing vessels. The agreement supports the long-term sustainability of fishery resources of the U.S. Pacific Islands, and fisheries development in American Samoa. The specified fishing agreement was valid as of August 25, 2020. The start date for attributing 2020 bigeye tuna catch to American Samoa was September 6, 2020. 

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Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 10/07/2020