NOAA Report: Agency Takes Strong Stand Against IUU Fishing, Some Fishing Practices
When it comes to fishing practices, the U.S. holds itself as an example of sustainable fishing practices.
By comparison, 31 other nations and entities are identified as participating in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities and bycatch of protected species on the high seas, NOAA Fisheries said in its 2021 Biennial Report to Congress on Improving International Fisheries Management released this week.
NOAA also negatively certifies Mexico for continued IUU fishing activities, meaning Mexican fishing vessels will be denied entry into U.S. ports and Mexico could face ...
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