Western Pacific Council, Fishery Managers Discuss Marine Monuments, COVID-19 Impacts to Fisheries
More than a decade after being established, two marine monuments in the Pacific Islands region may get detailed management plans soon. Maybe.
The plans were supposed to be developed within two years of the 2009 establishment of the monuments.
The National Marine Fisheries Service Pacific Islands Regional Office reported to the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council at its meeting this week that development of draft management plans for two marine national monuments are ongoing. The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument and Marianas ...
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