14 09, 2023

Countries associated with illicit fishing activities face import restrictions

By | 2023-09-14T18:32:36+00:00 September 14th, 2023|Imports, Legislation|

The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) has updated the list of nations identified as being involved with illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities, bycatch, and shark catch. A negative certification from the NOAA may result in fishing vessels of that nation being denied U.S. port access, and potential [...]

20 05, 2023

New information collection fields proposed for fish and wildlife imports

By | 2023-05-20T23:38:25+00:00 May 20th, 2023|Imports|

The Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to make revisions to USFWS Form 3-177, the form used by U.S. importers and exporters of fish and wildlife. Under the Endangered Species Act it is against the law to import or export fish, wildlife, or plants without filing a declaration or report [...]