Interim Final Rule to Implement Short-Notice Decisions of the Commission on the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPFC) and Temporary Specifications
This interim final rule establishes a framework to implement short-notice decisions of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC). Using the framework established through this interim final rule, this action also includes temporary specifications to implement three short-notice WCPFC decisions regarding purse seine observer coverage, purse seine at-sea transshipment, and at-sea transshipment observers.
Comments on the interim final rule are being accepted through July 12, 2021. Instructions for submitting comments are included in the Federal Register notice.