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Proposed rule for Electronic Logbooks in the Hawaii and American Samoa Pelagic Longline Fisheries

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Proposed Rule
Published
06/09/2021
Comments Close
07/09/2021 - Submit Comment
Point of Contact
Lynn Rassel, (808) 725-5184

Summary

NOAA Fisheries proposes to require the use of electronic logbooks in Hawaii pelagic longline fisheries and on Class C and D vessels in the American Samoa pelagic longline fishery. This proposed rule is intended to reduce human error, improve data accuracy, save time for fishermen and NOAA Fisheries, and provide more rigorous monitoring and forecasting of catch limits. NOAA Fisheries is accepting comments on the proposed rule through July 9, 2021.

Read the Federal Register notice and supporting documentation

Need Help?

Lynn Rassel

Phone: (808) 725-5184

Last updated on 06/09/2021