Pacific Remote Island Areas Bottomfish Permit
This permit is required by anyone using bottomfish gear to fish for bottomfish management unit species in the EEZ around the Pacific Remote Island Areas (Palmyra Atoll, Kingman Reef, Jarvis Island, Baker Island, Howland Island, Johnston Atoll, and Wake Island).
The permit expires 1 year after the date of issuance. Vessel operators must submit a logbook to NOAA Fisheries within 30 days of landing.
Regulations governing this fishery can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50, Part 665, Subpart E.
Commercial fishing is prohibited within the boundaries of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
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