NMFS Publishes Fur Seal Subsistence Harvests

The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service has published the annual fur seal subsistence harvests on St. George and St. Paul Islands, Alaska (the Pribilof Islands) for 2011– 2013, and the annual estimates of fur seal subsistence harvests for 2014–2016. NMFS estimates the annual subsistence needs for 2014–2016 are 1,645–2,000 fur seals on St. Paul and 300–500 fur seals on St. George. Click here to read NMFS’ Federal Register notice of these  subsistence harvests.

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