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October 27, 2015 | Legal Document

Dusky Shark Complaint

Plaintiff Oceana, Inc. on behalf of its adversely affected members hereby challenges the failure by the National Marine Fisheries Service to take timely action to limit the number of dusky sharks killed by fishing activity each year, end overfishing, and rebuild the northwest Atlantic dusky shark population to a sustainable level, as it is required to do under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.


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