FR Notice – Area of Overlap Between the Convention Areas of the Inter- American Tropical Tuna Commission and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (Nov. 7, 2019)

News and Announcements ← Previous Post wpcouncil AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.SUMMARY: NMFS seeks comments on this proposed rule...

Press Release – Fishery Managers Recommend Removing Bigeye Tuna Quota Limit for US Pacific Territories Consistent with International Provisions (27 June 2019)

HONOLULU (27 June 2019) The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, yesterday in Honolulu, recommended removing the 2,000 metric (mt) annual catch limit for bigeye tuna caught by longline in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) for the US Pacific...