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American Samoa Longline Fishery Draft Biological Opinion


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NOAA Fisheries has prepared a draft of a Biological Opinion for the American Samoa Longline Fishery, in accordance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act. The opinion addresses the effects of this fishery on any ESA-listed species that may be affected by the operation of the fishery.

Information relevant to this draft must be submitted to no later than April 7, 2023, to be considered.

View the draft biological opinion document (PDF, 336 pages)

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 03/14/2023

Biological Opinions