Loggerhead Interactions in the Hawaii Shallow-set Pelagic Longline Fishery

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
01/01/2019

Summary

This final rule revises from 34 to 17 the annual number of allowable incidental interactions that may occur between the Hawaii shallow-set pelagic longline fishery and North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles, in compliance with an order of the U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii. 

The rule is effective January 1, 2019.

Federal Register

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 11/16/2018