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Considering catch share management for the Hawaii longline fishery

The Hawaii longline fleet is currently subject to catch quotas for bigeye tuna assigned by two regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs). One quota is assigned by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), for bigeye tuna caught in the … Continue reading

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Keith Bigelow named NOAA Fisheries Employee of the Month for December 2012

Dr. Bigelow is a fishery biologist at NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center.  During the 2012 meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Dr. Bigelow distinguished himself with his work as science advisor for the U.S. delegation. … Continue reading

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