Recreational harvest opening for Greater Amberjack, Gray Triggerfish

21-32-CWS | July 27, 2021

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational harvest for Greater Amberjack (Seriola dumerili) and Gray Triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) will open in Mississippi territorial waters on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m.

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