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Alert Administrative Message
National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters
100 PM CST Tue Nov 14 2017

TO:         WFOs JAX, MLB, MFL and KEY
FROM:       SR ROC
SUBJECT:    Fisheries Message Broadcast

We request broadcast of the following message from coastal NWR
stations covering offshore areas from Cape Hatteras, NC through Key
West, FL.

Please broadcast the message at approximately 30-minute intervals
beginning Friday, November 24, 2017 for 5 days, until November 29,

The National Marine Fisheries Service announces that the Commercial
Hook and Line component for Golden Tilefish in South Atlantic
Federal Waters will close at 12:01 AM, local time, on November 29th,
2017, and will remain closed through December 31st, 2017.  The
commercial longline component for Golden Tilefish is already closed.
During the closure, all commercial harvest or possession and the sale
or purchase of Golden Tilefish in or from South Atlantic Federal
Waters is prohibited.  A person on a vessel for which a Federal
Commercial or Charter Vessel headboat permit for South Atlantic
Snapper Grouper has been issued must also follow these closure
provisions in state waters.  For more information, please call the
National Marine Fisheries Service at 727-824-5305.


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