Fishermen Identify Projects to Improve Fisheries Development in the U.S. Pacific Islands
Projects to develop fisheries topped the list of needs identified by fishermen from Hawai'i, American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands during their March 15 and 16 meeting in Honolulu. The group, which constitutes the Advisory Panel of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, also highlighted the importance of fishing to the communities of each of the island areas.
Advisory panel members said the social and economic value of the local and regional fisheries also needs to better communicated...
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