Commercial yellowtail snapper fishery closed in federal, state waters
Published 8:21 am Thursday, June 6, 2019
North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-19-2019 and NOAA Fisheries Bulletin FB 19-030 closes the commercial yellowtail snapper fishery in South Atlantic federal and state waters.
The closure is effective at 12:01 a.m., June 7.
The commercial catch limit of 1,596,510 pounds whole weight is expected to be reached.
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The August 2019 through July 2020 yellowtail snapper season in the South Atlantic will open at 12:01 a.m., August 1, 2019, with the same whole weight catch limit.
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