Hawaii Longline Swordfish Fishery Closed for Rest of Year; Industry Helped Negotiate Closure
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Susan Chambers - May 14, 2018
In the ups and downs of the Hawaiian swordfish fishery, the recent May 8 closure for the rest of the year was no surprise to the industry. Longliners worked with the National Marine Fisheries Service and plaintiffs of a recent lawsuit to comply with a court order.
The Turtle Island Restoration Network, Center for Biological Diversity and Earthjustice originally sued the Department of Commerce over a 2012 biological opinion that allowed ...
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