Recreational harvest opening for Greater Amberjack, closing for Gray Triggerfish

20-34-CWS | April 29, 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that recreational harvest for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Friday, May. 1, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.


Officials also announced that the recreational harvest for Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will close in Mississippi territorial waters at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2020.

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