On October 5, 2012 President Obama signed the Billfish Conservation Act
. The act bans the importation of all billfish into the United States. The billfish defined in the act are the following fish: Sailfish, Swordfish, Blue/Black/Striped/White Marlins and Shortbill/Mediterranean/Longbill/ Roundscale Spearfish.
To view Billfish Conservation Act
in its entirety go to http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2706/text
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