West Coast Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Pending NMFS' Approval
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] - April 28, 2017
The Pacific Fishery Management Council has recommended regulations governing the use of electronic equipment to monitor at-sea discards of target, non-target and prohibited fish for certain West Coast groundfish fisheries. If approved by National Marine Fisheries Service, this will mark the culmination of a four-year process to develop and implement regulations for electronic monitoring system use in West Coast groundfish fisheries.
“For many fishing operations, electronic monitoring will provide a more cost-effective way to meet 100 percent monitoring requirements," Council Member Dorothy Lowman said ...
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