Florida Congressman's Billfish Legislation Would Take a Toll on Western Pacific Commercial Industry
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by Susan Chambers - August 3, 2018
A freshman Florida Congressman's bill is expected to have dire repercussions thousands of miles away in the Western Pacific -- and to American consumers.
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council said consumers may soon be deprived of sustainably harvested domestic marlin products if President Trump sign legislation to prohibit interstate commerce of billfish (not including swordfish) landed in Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands ...
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