Swordfish Trip Limits in the American Samoa Pelagic Longline Fishery

Overview

Fishing Type
Commercial
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
12/10/2020

Summary

This final rule removes the swordfish retention limit in the American Samoa deep-set longline fishery. The intent of this rule is to eliminate wasteful regulatory discards of marketable seafood, increasing efficiency and benefits to the local community and the Nation. The final rule is effective December 10, 2020

Read the Federal Register notice and supporting documentation

Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 11/10/2020