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NOAA Seeks Nominations for Regional Fisheries Management Organizations
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NOAA Seeks Nominations for Regional Fisheries Management Organizations

NOAA Fisheries is seeking nominations by July 8 for non-government U.S. commissioners for eight regional fisheries management organizations, including the International Pacific Halibut Commission and North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission. Both are treaty-based entities that play a critical role in the global system of fisheries governance. The commissioners participate in meetings and delegations to help develop and support the United States’ positions on conservation and management of shared living marine resources. NOAA officials have said they’re committed to increasing the diversity of stakeholder voices that represent the U.S. in its international fisheries engagements and promoting representation of underserved communities with a pool of potential candidates. Up to two i...