Frequent Questions – Dolphin-Safe Requirements for the American Samoa Longline Fishery

November 17, 2017

Dolphin-safe tuna regulations are applicable to all fisheries, including longline fisheries in American Samoa. These questions were prepared jointly by the NOAA Fisheries Tuna Tracking and Verification Program, the NOAA Fisheries American Samoa Longline Observer Program, and the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.