NOAA Adds MRAG Americas as Provider to Sea Scallop Observer Program
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - August 1, 2018
NOAA’s sea scallop observer program is growing. The government agency announced on Tuesday that MRAG Americas, a private consulting and auditing company, will be deploying certified observers beginning Thursday, August 2.
The industry-funded sea scallop observer program launched in 2007 and is a requirement for select trips under the fishery management plan. Those selected trips must contact a provider and have an observer on board the vessel in order to fish. NOAA will only waive an observer ...
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