Commercial King Mackerel season closes at noon Nov. 17

15-76-CWS | November 17, 2015

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced that the commercial season for King Mackerel (Scomberomorus cavalla) will close at noon Nov. 17, 2015 in Mississippi territorial waters.


The closure will remain in effect until June 20, 2016, at 12:01 a.m.


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