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NOUS74 KEHU 131632

Alert Administrative Message
National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters
1030 AM CST Sat Jan 13 2018

TO:         NWS Coastal offices from BRO through KEY

FROM:       SR ROC

SUBJECT:    Fisheries Message

In accordance with the MOA between NMFS and NWS, we request the
broadcast of the following message from coastal NWR stations
covering offshore areas from Brownsville, TX through Key West, FL.

Please broadcast the message from Sunday, January 14, 2018 through
Thursday, January 18, 2018 at approximately 30-minute intervals.

The National Marine Fisheries Service announces that the
recreational sector for Gray Triggerfish in Gulf of Mexico federal
waters is closed effective from January 16, 2018 through February
28, 2018.  During the recreational closure, the bag and possession
limits for Gray Triggerish, in or from federal waters, are zero.  A
person onboard a vessel with a federal charter vessel/headboat
permit for Gulf Reef fish must also follow these closure provisions
in state waters.  For more information, call the National Marine
Fisheries Service at 727-824-5305.


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