MDMR announces Floyd as Director of Office of Marine Fisheries

22-2-CWS | January 14, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (MDMR) announces the appointment of Traci Floyd as Director of the Office of Marine Fisheries.   As Director of the Office of Marine Fisheries, Floyd will be responsible for regulating all commercial and recreational saltwater fisheries in the State of Mississippi …

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Public Notice – MDMR Artificial Research Reefs

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to construct oyster reefs in the Mississippi Sound, south of Pass Christian …

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Public Notice – MDMR Artificial Research Reefs

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to construct oyster reefs in the Pascagoula Sound, in Pascagoula, Jackson County, …

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LEGAL NOTICE – Order Closing Recreational Gag Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The recreational fishing season for Gag (Mycteroperca microlepis) shall close in Mississippi territorial waters at 11:59 p.m., local time, on December 31, 2021.  DOWNLOAD PDF

LEGAL NOTICE – Order Opening Commercial Gray Triggerfish Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The commercial fishing season for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) shall open in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m., local time, on January 1, 2022.  DOWNLOAD PDF

LEGAL NOTICE – Order Opening Commercial Shark Season

Under the authority of Mississippi Code Ann. § 49-15-15, the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources does hereby order that: The commercial season for Sharks (Aggregated Large Coastal, Hammerheads, Black Tips, and Small Coastals) shall open in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. local time, on January 1, 2022. The state season …

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