Hawaii's Tuna Longliners Offer to Buy Additional Quota from Northern Mariana Islands
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Saipan Tribune] by Dennis B. Chan - April 13, 2016
Gov. Ralph DLG Torres said Monday he wants to “get as much as we can” from a proposed deal by Hawaii longliners to buy half of the CNMI’s tuna fishing quota for a couple of hundred thousand dollars per year, allowing them to fish past their annual catch limits if exhausted.
The Hawaii Longline Association wrote to Torres in February and offered a three-year deal...
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