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American Samoa – Comments welcomed on coral species listing

A team from NOAA Fisheries held a public hearing in American Samoa back in August and the majority of those who attended expressed concerns about the social, cultural and economic impact the listing would have on fishing activities in the territory. NOAA is now requesting public comment on the proposed rule and will review the comments received for any additional information before a final decision is made. Read more here