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ALERT ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND TX
1215 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

TO:         WFOS KEY WEST...MIAMI...MELBOURNE...JACKSONVILLE

FROM:       SRH ROC

SUBJECT:    MARINE FISHERIES ANNOUNMENT

PLEASE BROADCAST THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE ON NWR AT APPROXIMATELY 30
MINUTE INTERVALS STARTING TODAY THROUGH JULY 6,2015.

THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT THE
RECREATIONAL SECTOR FOR SNOWY GROUPER IN FEDERAL WATERS OFF THE
SOUTH ATLANTIC STATES IS CLOSED EFFECTIVE FROM 12:01 A.M., LOCAL
TIME, JULY 6, 2015, THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015. SINCE THE COMMERICAL
SECTOR FOR SNOWY GROUPER IS ALREADY CLOSED, ALL HARVEST OF SNOWY
GROUPER IS PROHIBITED DURING THE RECREATIONAL CLOSURE, AND THE BAG
AND POSSESSION LIMITS ARE ZERO. A PERSON ON BOARD A VESSEL ISSUED A
FEDERAL SOUTH ATLANTIC CHARTER VESSEL/HEADBOAT PERMIT FOR SNAPPER
GROUPER MUST ALSO FOLLOW THESE CLOSURE PROVISIONS IN STATE WATERS.
DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS TO THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE AT 727-
824-5305.

OB

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