Supports Faleomavaega’s request for Congressional Research Service review of Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary expansion proposal
TUMON BAY, GUAM — The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council today in Guam voted to maintain its initial recommendations regarding traditional fishing in the Marianas Trench, Rose Atoll and Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monuments.
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) had asked the Council to consider revising its initial recommendations to include:
a) limits on cash reimbursements under customary exchange practices,
b) bag limits for allowed fishing activities, and