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Alert Administrative Message
National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters
520 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

TO:    NWS Offices Melbourne, Key West, Miami and Jacksonville
SUBJECT:  Fisheries Message

The National Marine Fisheries Service announces that the commercial
longline component for Golden Tilefish in federal waters off the
Atlantic State is closed effective March 25, 2018 and will be closed
through at least July 1, 2018. During the closure, the purchase or
sale of Golden Tilefish harvested from federal waters using longline
gear is prohibited. During this closure, commercial vessels with
Golden Tilefish longline endorsement may not fish for Golden
Tilefish using hook-and-line gear. For more  information, call the
National Marine Fisheries Service at 727-824-5305.


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