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New Online Workshops Will Save Fishermen and Dealers Time and Money

December 08, 2021

New online training workshops can eliminate the need to travel to in-person events for recertification.

A lemon shark swimming as seen from above. Lemon shark. Credit: iStock

NOAA Fisheries is making recertification for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species permit holders and vessel operators more convenient. Training workshops are now available both in-person and online for current certificate holders. This change will save fishermen, vessel operators, and dealers valuable time and money.

Two workshops are available online for current certificate holders:

Many permit holders and vessel operators are required to recertify every 3 years. Current certificate holders have the option to attend in person or take the online training. First-time attendees must take the in-person workshop to fulfill the requirement but may recertify online. 

Learn more about in-person and online training workshops