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NMFS fisheries regulation potentially affected by executive order

Melanie Wong | Feb 9, 2017 10:06 PM

"All fisheries that take place in federal waters require regulatory action to open and close season, set catch limits, modify conservation and management measures, or adjust participation eligibility requirements,” the letter said. “In many cases, multiple regulations must be enacted each year for a single fishery and that is a good thing – American fishermen depend on active, science-based management to ensure that their individual operations and their industry are economically and environmentally sustainable.”

NMFS fisheries regulation potentially affected by Trump executive order - SeafoodSource.com

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