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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)

Key Council Correspondence

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 domestic regulations to address the relative impact of purse seine vessels on the silky shark population, as required under Section 304(i) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. 

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