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Supplemental Biological Opinion on Continued Authorization of Hawaiʻi Shallow-Set Longline Fishery, 2024

March 12, 2024

NOAA Fisheries issued a no-jeopardy supplemental biological opinion in March 2024 on the agency’s authorization of the Hawaiʻi shallow-set longline fishery as currently managed for North Pacific loggerhead sea turtles.

On March 12, 2024, NOAA Fisheries issued a supplement to the 2019 biological opinion on the continued authorization of the Hawaiʻi pelagic shallow-set longline fishery. This supplement considers the potential effects associated with fishing in the Hawaiʻi shallow-set longline fishery on endangered North Pacific Ocean loggerhead sea turtles.

Learn more about the supplemental biological opinion


Last updated by Pacific Islands Regional Office on 03/12/2024