Fisheries service proposes 5-year extension of coral harvest moratorium

Acanthogorgia or Gold corals. Picture: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

HAGÅTÑA – The National Marine and Fisheries Service is proposing to expand the moratorium on gold coral harvests by another five years, noting uncertainties related to the growth rates and habitat requirements for this marine resource. The current moratorium is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2018 and the NMFS seeking to extend it through […]

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