Recreational season for Greater Amberjack to open May 1

21-14-CWS | April 22, 2021

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 Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m.

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