Electronic Monitoring Expands, Nov. 1 Deadline to Sign On
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] - October 26, 2018
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
November 1 is the deadline for pot cod and longline vessels fishing in federal waters to sign up for electronic monitoring of their catches instead of onboard observers for 2019. And the EM program has been expanded to include more and larger boats.
This year was the first time that the EM systems got the go ahead for use on boats under 60 feet.
“It was an alternative to having to ...
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