Council letter to Michael Tosatto, NOAA PIRO requesting that the National Marine Fisheries Service continue coordination with the governments of American Samoa, Guam, and CNMI with respect to the proposed critical habitat designation for coral species listed under the Endangered Species Act (Dec. 14, 2021)

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council requested that the National Marine Fisheries Service continue coordination with the governments of American Samoa, Guam, and CNMI with respect to the proposed critical habitat designation for coral species listed...

Council letter to Dave Hogan, U.S. DOS about important issues pertaining to tuna fisheries within the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and funding opportunities for US Territories (Oct. 22, 2021)

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council have identified important issues pertaining to tuna fisheries within the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) and funding opportunities for US Territories. The US currently disburses an...

Letter from Earthjustice to Michael Tosatto, NOAA PIRO about Domestic Measures to Address Purse Seine Fishery Impact on Silky Shark Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific (Oct. 12, 2021)

Earthjustice wrote this letter to Michael Tosatto, NOAA PIRO Administrator on behalf of Mike Nakachi, Moana Ohana and Conservation Council for Hawai'i regarding domestic management recommendations to address the overfishing of silky sharks. Urging NMFS to adopt...

Council Letter to Michael Tosatto, NOAA PIRO on Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for Seven Threatened Corals in U.S. Waters in the Indo-Pacific (NOAA-NMFS-2016-0131), May 24, 2021

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council provided recommendations to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the Proposed Critical Habitat Designation for Seven Threatened Corals in U.S. Waters in the Indo-Pacific (NOAA-NMFS-2016-0131)....

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