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Press Release – National Listening Session on Fisheries Management Held in Honolulu – No Reauthorization of Fisheries Management Act Expected This Year, Branding of US Produced Seafood Discussed (21 February 2020)

HONOLULU (21 February 2020) The seventh stop of a nationwide listening tour on fisheries management issues was held today in Honolulu. Initiated by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.), chair of the House Subcommittee on Waters, Ocean and Wildlife, the session was hosted by...

Press Release – Hawai’i Longline Fishery for Swordfish Poses No Jeopardy to Sea Turtles, Federal Managers to Finalize Turtle Interaction Measures This Summer (27 June 2019)

HONOLULU (27 June 2019) A long-awaited final biological opinion (BiOp) on the Hawai'i shallow-set longline fishery was released today by the National Marine Fisheries Service. It shows the fishery does not jeopardize loggerhead or leatherback sea turtles. The Western...

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