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Reclassifying Management Unit Species to Ecosystem Component Species


Fishing Type
Action Status
Final Rule


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 by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 03/07/2019

American Samoa Mariana Islands