Proposal to Amend the Fishery Ecosystem Plans for the Pacific Islands

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
09/13/2018

Summary

NOAA Fisheries proposes to reclassify certain management unit species in American Samoa, Hawaii, and the Marianas as ecosystem component species. The proposed rule would also update the scientific and local names of certain species. The intent of this proposed rule is to prioritize conservation and management efforts and to improve efficiency of fishery management in the region.

Submit comments by October 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET.

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 10/04/2018