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Order of the MDMR Opening All of Area I "B" Conditionally Approved Waters To the Harvest of Oysters

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Order of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Opening All of Area I "B" Conditionally Approved Waters To the Harvest of Oysters

By virtue of the authority vested in the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources, under the provisions of Section §49-15-15 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated, the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources in their regularly scheduled meeting of September 16, 2014, and their special meeting of November 5, 2014, did hereby order that:

The Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is authorized to allow a very LIMITED 2014 - 2015 Mississippi Oyster Season for the harvest of oysters in certain areas for all licensed oyster harvesters.

Now, therefore, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that:

Beginning at legal sunrise, Friday, November 21, 2014, all Area I "B" Conditionally Approved Waters (as described in Title 22, Part 1), which includes St. Josephs (St. Joe) Reef that were not previously opened to harvest for the very LIMITED 2014 -2015 Mississippi Oyster Season, shall open to the harvest of oysters, provided the area meets all opening criteria as specified in Title 22, Part 1, and the current management plan for that area.

All other areas opened pursuant to Legal Notice dated November 14, 2014 remain open (See attached map).

All other current rules and regulations will remain in effect.

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