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Fishing rules in America

Fishing rules in America and Laws!

Fishing rules in America. The fishing industry covers 11.4 million square kilometres (4.38 million sq. mi) which is the largest zone in the world. Exceeding the land area of the United States. According to the food and agriculture organization the United States harvested 4,888,621 tones of fish from wild fisheries, and 471,958 tones from aquaculture.

This made the United States the fifth leading producer of fish in the world. Fishing Law refers to state and federal ratification. It assures the protection of endangered species of fish and the protection of their habitats. Fishing laws also regulate commercial and sport fishing activities, such as fishing licenses, permits, catch limits and the dates of the fishing season. These are the fishing laws established in the US according to the Fisheries Act of 1996:

Conservation of endangered species

This act was passed on December 28, 1973, that prevents the endangered or threatened marine species. It also ensures the conservation of their ecosystem.

Fish and wildlife conservation act

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act were approved on September 29, 1980. It authorizes financial and technical assistance to the States for the development, revision, and implementation of conservation plans. Also, programs for nongame fish and wildlife.

Improvement of fish and wildlife

The Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act was approved on November 8, 1978. It authorizes the Secretaries of the Interior and Commerce to establish, conduct, and assist with national training programs for State fish and wildlife law enforcement personnel. Also, provides funding for research and development of new or improved methods to support fish and wildlife law enforcement. It authorizes the disposal of abandoned or forfeited items under the fish, wildlife, and plant jurisdictions of these Secretaries.

National fish habitat conservation

The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is an unprecedented attempt to address an unseen crisis for fish nationwide. To prevent the loss and degradation of their watery homes. Its main purpose is to conserve their natural environment.

 

 

 

 

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