Implementing Recent Decisions of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

Overview

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Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
07/18/2018

Summary

NOAA Fisheries publishes a final rule to implement recent decisions of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission. These regulations implement catch limits for the U.S. longline fleet operating in the western and central Pacific Ocean (WCPO), fishing effort limits for the U.S. WCPO purse seine fleet, restrictions on the use of fish aggregating devices for the purse seine fleet, and a prohibition on transshipments in the Eastern High Seas Special Management Area.

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 07/19/2018