Pacific Island Fisheries: 5-Year Extension of Moratorium on Harvest of Gold Corals

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
06/14/2018

Summary

This final rule extends the region-wide moratorium on the harvest of gold corals in the U.S. Pacific Islands through June 30, 2023. NOAA Fisheries intends this final rule to prevent overfishing and to stimulate research on gold corals.

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 02/14/2019