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 shall run concurrent with the federal shark season in the Western Gulf of Mexico Sub-Region.


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