Scientists: Unnecessary Fishing Regs in Proposed Pacific Sanctuary Could Disadvantage U.S. Industry
Science advisers to the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council expressed deep concerns about the potential negative unintended consequences of adding more fishing limits in the U.S. Pacific Remote Islands.
The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee, tasked this week with evaluating current fishing regulations in the region of the proposed PRI sanctuary, commented on their comprehensiveness and assessing the scientific justification for more regulations. SSC members reaffirmed their recommendation ...
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