Red Grouper season closes Oct. 8

15-65-CWS | October 7, 2015

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources have announced that the recreational season for Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio) will close at 12:01 a.m. Oct. 8, 2015 in Mississippi territorial waters.


This order comes through the authority granted to the executive director of the MDMR by the Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources.


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