Press Releases

Press Release – Fishery Management Council to Consider Area-Based Management Issues and Draft Fishing Regulations for Proposed NWHI Sanctuary (17 June 2022)

HONOLULU (17 June 2022) The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council will meet June 21 to 23, 2022, to discuss President Biden’s “30x30” initiative and a proposed marine national monument expansion, draft fishing regulations for the proposed Northwestern...

Press Release – Western Pacific Scientists Found “Weak Hook” Study Inconclusive as a False Killer Whale Mitigation Strategy ( 15 March 2022)

HONOLULU (15 March 2022) The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) found that a National Marine Fisheries Service 2021 “weak hook” study was inconclusive and did not provide scientific support for adopting weaker hooks as the primary strategy for reducing impacts...

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all-day 19th Regular Session of the Comm...
19th Regular Session of the Comm...
Nov 27 – Dec 3 all-day
Date: November 27-December 3, 2022 Location Da Nang, Vietnam To learn more visit: https://meetings.wcpfc.int/meetings/wcpfc19
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29
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all-day 146th Scientific and Statistical...
146th Scientific and Statistical...
Nov 29 – Nov 30 all-day
Date: Nov. 29 – 30, 2022 (T-W)        Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Hawaii) ……………………………………  …Time: 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Washington) Nov. 30 – Dec. 1, 2022 (W-Th)      …Time:[...]
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all-day 193rd Council Meeting @ Pagoda Hotel
193rd Council Meeting @ Pagoda Hotel
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day
Date: Dec. 5, 2022 (M)          Time: 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm (Hawaii)…………….……………… …Time: 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm (American Samoa)Dec. 6, 2022 (Tu)      … …… Time: 9:30 am to 1:00[...]
8:00 am Hawai‘i Archipelago & PRIA Stand...
Hawai‘i Archipelago & PRIA Stand...
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Date: December 5, 2022          Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location:Virtual Meeting via Webex: Both audio and visual portions of the web conference can be accessed at: https://wprfmc.webex.com/wprfmc/j.php?MTID=mdc26c18bf2aacc59bf510ebcf84d5b67 Event number (if[...]