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FR Notice – Experimental Fishing Permit (Feb. 5, 2021)

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AGENCY:

National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice; issuance of permit.

SUMMARY:

 

NMFS is issuing an experimental fishing permit (EFP) to the Hawaii Longline Association (HLA) to test the conservation and management usefulness of tori lines (bird scaring streamers) in the Hawaii deep-set longline fishery.

DATES:

The EFP is authorized from January 27, 2021, through January 26, 2022.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of the EFP, HLA’s application, and supporting documents are available at http://www.regulations.gov/​#!docketDetail;​D=​NOAA-NMFS-2020-0155.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sarah Ellgen, Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, tel (808) 725-5173.

Click here for complete FR notice.

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