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NOUS74 KEHU 222234

Alert Administrative Message
National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters
434 PM CST Wed Feb 22 2017

TO:       WFO KEY & MFL
FROM:     Southern Region Headquarters
SUBJECT:  Marine Fisheries Notification

Please broadcast the following message at approximately 30 minute
intervals from today, or as soon as you`re able, through February
28, 2017.

The National Marine Fisheries Service announces that the commercial
hook-and-line sector for King Mackerel in the Florida west coast
southern subzone of the Gulf of Mexico is closed from February 25,
2017, through June 30, 2017. During the closure, King Mackerel
caught in Federal waters of the Florida west coast southern subzone
may not be purchased or sold, and harvest and possession is
prohibited, except for charter vessels and headboats that are
limited to the bag and possession limits. For more information, call
the National Marine Fisheries Service at 7 2 7 8 2 4 5 3 0 5.


Brandon Fling
Southern Region Headquarters
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