MDMR to hold public hearing on proposed Regulatory changes to Title 22 Parts 5 and 8

19-06-CWS | January 25, 2019

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will hold a public hearing at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, regarding definitions involving commercial fishing gear for entrapment, entanglement and haul seine. Additional regulatory changes include the incorporation of these definitions into Parts 5 and 8.


The hearing will be held in the auditorium of the Bolton Building, 1141 Bayview Ave., Biloxi.


At its January special session, the Commission on Marine Resources approved a Notice of Intent to update, modify and change listed sections of Title 22 Parts 5 and 8. A complete copy of these proposed regulatory changes are available at


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