Looks like this is a good start to getting other countries to work as hard at catching legal fish as the US boats do.
Atlantic Highly Migratory Species News
NMFS Office of international Affairs announces receipt of a petition to ban swordfish imports from countries with commercial fishing technology that results in incidental mortality or serious injury of marine mammals in excess of U.S. standards. Please see that attached Federal Register notice and visit http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/ia/docs/swo...tition_l-4.pdf for a copy of the petition. For further information, please contact Lekelia Jenkins at 301-713-9090 x131.