Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
511 PM CDT Thu Oct 5 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service announces the commercial sector
closure for king mackerel in the Western Zone of the Gulf of Mexico. The
closure is effective in federal waters from noon, Local Time, on
October 7, 2017, through June 30, 2018. The western zone commercial
closure for king mackerel extends in federal waters from the border of
the United States amd Mexico to a line extending south from the state
border of Alabama and Florida. During the commercial closure, king
mackerel caught in the western zone may not be purchased or sold. For
more information, call the national marine fisheries service at seven
two seven eight two four five three zero five.

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