Reclassifying Management Unit Species to Ecosystem Component Species

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
02/08/2019

Summary

This final rule reclassifies certain management unit species in the Pacific Islands as ecosystem component species. The rule also updates the scientific and local names of certain species. The intent of this final rule is to prioritize conservation and management efforts and to improve efficiency of fishery management in the region. This rule is effective March 11, 2019.

Federal Register

Supporting Materials

Last updated on 02/14/2019