Proposal by NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service: Interim Action to Reduce Overfishing of Gag in the Gulf of Mexico

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service has filed notice of a proposed interim action which requires review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The proposal is an interim action to the Fishery Management Plan for Reef Fish Resources in the Gulf of Mexico to reduce overfishing of gag in the Gulf of Mexico. View the full proposal by following the links below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Katie Nelson by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day January 2, 2022. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Katie Nelson by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact