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June 21, 2021 | In the News: Honolulu Star Advertiser

Western Pacific Fishery Management Council considers steps to protect endangered shark

Brettny Hardy, Attorney, Oceans Program, Earthjustice: “There still remain serious questions about whether that will be enough to end overfishing. Right now, the council is not considering an alternative that would look at shallow hooks, because of the costs. We just want to emphasize that we’re dealing with a listed species, and the council’s first job is to protect listed species.”