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ALERT ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SOUTHERN REGION HEADQUARTERS
0810 AM CDT AUGUST 25, 2016

TO: WFOS MLB, JAX, MFL, KEY

FROM: SOUTHERN REGION HEADQUARTERS (SRH)

SUBJECT:  FISHERIES ANNOUNCEMENT

THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT THE COMMERCIAL
SECTOR FOR BLUELINE TILEFISH IN FEDERAL WATERS OFF THE SOUTH
ATLANTIC STATES IS CLOSED EFFECTIVE FROM AUGUST 30, 2016, THROUGH
DECEMBER 31, 2016. DURING THE COMMERCIAL CLOSURE, THE PURCHASE OR
SALE OF BLUELINE TILEFISH HARVESTED FROM FEDERAL WATERS IS
PROHIBITED, AND THE HARVEST OR POSSESSION OF BLUELINE TILEFISH IS
LIMITED TO THE BAG AND POSSESSION LIMITS. FOR VESSELS WITH A VALID
FEDERAL COMMERCIAL PERMIT OR A CHARTER VESSEL/HEADBOAT PERMIT FOR
SOUTH ATLANTIC SNAPPER-GROUPER, THE CLOSURE PROVISIONS FOR BLUELINE
TILEFISH APPLY IN BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL WATERS. FOR MORE
INFORMATION, CALL THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE AT 727-824-
5305.

$$

WILEY
SR ROC



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