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Recreational greater amberjack season to open August 1

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July 23, 2014                                                                                            

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Recreational greater amberjack season to open August 1

BILOXI, Miss. – The recreational fishing season for greater amberjack  (Seriola dumerili) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on August 1, 2014 at 12:01 a.m.

The opening of this season is issued under the authority of Section 49-15-15 (1) (a) (2009), of the Mississippi Code.

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at www.dmr.ms.gov.

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