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FR Notice – Electronic Logbooks for Hawaii and American Samoa Pelagic Longline Fisheries; Correction (Nov. 1, 2021
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Final rule; correcting amendment.
This document corrects an inadvertent drafting error in final regulations published in the Federal Register on August 5, 2021, and effective on September 7, 2021. NMFS is reinstating a reporting requirement for the main Hawaiian Islands (MHI) non-commercial bottomfish fishery that was removed inadvertently in the final rule. The intent of this rule is to ensure continued timely monitoring and reporting of catch and other information.
Effective on November 1, 2021, and applicable beginning September 7, 2021.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Heather Cronin, Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS Pacific Islands Regional Office, 808-725-5179.
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