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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
148 PM CDT TUE JUL 14 2015

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE ANNOUNCES THAT THE COMMERCIAL
SECTOR FOR GREATER AMBERJACK IN FEDERAL WATERS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO
IS CLOSED EFFECTIVE AT 12:01 A.M., LOCAL TIME, JULY 19, 2015,
THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2015. DURING THE COMMERCIAL CLOSURE, GREATER
AMBERJACK HARVESTED IN GULF FEDERAL WATERS IS LIMITED TO THE BAG AND
POSSESSION LIMITS AND MAY NOT BE PURCHASED OR SOLD. THE PROHIBITION
ON THE SALE OR PURCHASE OF GREATER AMBERJACK APPLIES REGARDLESS OF
WHETHER THE FISH WERE HARVESTED IN STATE OR FEDERAL WATERS. DIRECT
ANY QUESTIONS TO THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE AT 727-824-
5305.

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